Ever wonder why some of your best ideas seem to come out of the blue (while you're in the shower, for example)? Creativity, while seemingly a very vague activity, is actually a distinct process triggered by a few key factors.
8 years, 8 months ago
People in business increasingly seek inspiration through creativity. Jim Stengel, former global marketing executive at Procter & Gamble, recently coined the term “business artists” to describe leaders who can breathe a sense of purpose into their organizations.
9 years, 2 months ago
It's a well-established principle that people need slack time to work through their ideas. Companies like 3M and Google have given innovation “time off" to their scientists and engineers. But perhaps your company struggles to justify that level of slack, or you aren't confident that your employees would use such time effectively.
9 years, 5 months ago
Creativity and innovation seems to flow from dedication to a particular type of work, but productivity and ideas blog the 99u noticed a trend: the best stuff seems to come from generalists, or people who know about a wide variety of topics.
9 years, 6 months ago