Wishing you Moments of Inspired Joy…

…as doors for emerging new potentials open during World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15-21, 2015. Vi auguro tutti i momenti di gioia ispirata come porte per emergere nuove potenzialità aperto durante mondiale creatività e dell’innovazione settimana 15-21 aprile 2015. Je vous souhaite tous les moments de joie inspirée que des portes pour l’émergence de […]

World Creativity and Innovation Day, April 21

Friends, today, April 21, is World Creativity and Innovation Day, named in 2001, it was expanded to World Creativity and Innovation Week in 2005. I hope you experienced inspired joy, delight. opportunity, and potential during this week, together with so many others all over the world. Let’s continue to keep the energy moving for new […]

How to connect with people face to face – infographic

Creative thinking involves generating new ideas, making new decisions and taking new actions that are novel, useful and surprising. Interactions with others can help that all to happen. A client admitted concern because her younger team members didn’t know how to hold conversations. She feared their not feeling comfortable in situations ripe for collaborative creativity. […]

Does creativity belong in organizations?

Some say yes, some say no, some say it depends on your understanding of what creativity is. Many arguments using too many words.  I like things simple. To me creativity connotes new ideas, new decisions and new actions leading to a result that is novel, useful and surprising. If creativity were to belong in organizations, […]

World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15-25 – what a week that was!

Greetings all, Likely you are aware of my involvement with World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15-21, (WCIW) as its founder in 2001 and steward.  Each year around this time my attention goes 100% (and then some friends would say) to support the energy, and shake the bushes so that everyone on the planet feels […]

27 creativity and innovation tools, from ideaDJ to enhance your #WCIW (and then some)

Marc Heleven & Ramon Vullings help people ‘sell ideas visually’. They have a for free download for you: 27 creativity & innovation techniques well worth your taking a look when in need of some new ways to help people generate new ideas, make new decisions and take new actions. 27 creativity and innovation tools – […]

The influence of time on creativity – great short video – shows time is a creativity tool

It’s worth the two minutes to see the effect of time on creativity.  If you let it, this video can spark new thinking about why you might want to encourage, support, and welcome creativity and creativity thinking day-to-day wherever you are. Nice thought piece for World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 -21.  Maybe by […]

Creativity Wheel – Assess your creativity capacities for #WCIW

I like this graphic because it highlights the ‘people’ side of creativity – feelings, actions, and behaviours. When coupled with different tools and techniques, new ideas, new decisions and new actions are very close indeed. Want to assess your creative capability during World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21? Plot yourself, and perhaps […]

PechaKucha 20×20 – Toronto – Vol. 23 – World Creativity + Innovation Week

World Creativity & Innovation Week is an annual 7 day celebration established in 2001. Similar to PechaKucha, it started as a grassroots initiative in Toronto by Marci Segal and has organically expanded to some 46 different countries to date. PechaKucha Night Toronto is excited to be collaborating with WCIW, celebrating creativity and innovation on April […]

Keep creativity simple for World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15-21

Greetings all, I know some of you are wondering what to do for your World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15-21 because you know you’ve got it.  You know you can, and the others around you can… generate new ideas make new decisions take new actions to make the world a better place and to […]