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Future of Innovation 2011 — Special Report — Does Innovation Guarantee National Success? – CNBC

This morning’s breakfast reading, wondering what it all means for the future of creativity. (Innovation needs creativity = new ideas and new decisions.) Morning questions:  What does National success mean? Does happiness or satisfaction factor in to these rankings?  What … Continue reading

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Buy, Use, Toss? | Free Science Social Studies Curriculum | Facing the Future |

Even if you are not an educator, take a look at the free curriculum to spark your creativity – to get new ideas and make new decisions you can use to help shape an innovate to support a sustainable future. … Continue reading

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Creativity: One Step In. Personal prep for World Creativity and Innovation Week

Rather than overwhelm yourself wondering how to celebrate World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21 here are some simple personal starting points for using new ideas and making new decisions that will influence your future. As a WCIW … Continue reading

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Living for the future – what’s your attitude?

Futurists are people who study the future using a variety of forecasting techniques. They know that people’s attitude toward the future shapes what is to come and influences which tools to use to prepare. Five attitudes about the future Tomorrow … Continue reading

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Where does the future come from?

Do the decisions you make today influence how your future unfolds?  What if the future you look forward to is different from the one that occurs? How might you prepare? I am reading The Lights in the Tunnel by Martin … Continue reading

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Conversation starters for World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21

We’re asking you to take part in World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21 (WCIW) this, and every year, to open new portals for the future. WCIW began in Toronto, Canada in 2001 and is now celebrated in … Continue reading

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Spark New Thinking: Top 20 forecasts 2011- 2025 from World Future Society

Want to spark new ideas for future planning?  Check these out – possible futures resulting from great thinking, trend analysis and imagination. You can use these forecasts to infuse your thinking with considerations beyond the normal for a good stretch. … Continue reading

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Obama, a model for future leaders, or not?

During last night’s State of the Union address, US President Obama said, “We need to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world.” I wonder what the impact would be, and what would actions and new thinking would be … Continue reading

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Creativity Professionals: What’s our limit?

After viewing the clip below, I started to wonder if Creativity Professionals have a duty to influence clients’ decision making with regards to the new ideas they choose from which to create new futures. If creativity is about using new … Continue reading

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Imagination and Innocence

Your imagination is the single most important asset you possess. It’s your power to create mental pictures of things that don’t exist yet and that you want to bring into being. It’s the magic wand you use to shape your … Continue reading

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