Tag Archives: Richard Florida

Challenging assumptions: Getting beyond-the-usual ideas

Need some fresh thinking? Distractions can prevent new ideas from bubbling to the surface.  Pressures from taking care of business, or the kids, second-guessing what others would think or how to influence important people to say yes impacts people’s willingness … Continue reading

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Worker’s creativity valuable to economy: research from Martin Prosperity Institute

For years we’ve been doing our best to show how creativity is important to people’s businesses and lives.  Wouldn’t you know that it takes economists to do this? The Martin Prosperity Institute, including Roger Martin and Richard Florida, is doing … Continue reading

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What does creativity mean to you, your boss, your clients?

The chart below, drawn from research done by the American Association of School Administrators and Americans for the Arts, shows the difference between how employers and school superintendents interpret what creativity means. How do you understand creativity?  Is it the … Continue reading

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