Is Creativity & Innovation enough?

I just finished reading Chase Jarvis‘ post titled “Creativity alone is not enough“. In this article, Chase argues that Creativity isn’t enough for people working in the creative world (photographers, designers, etc).  Jarvis argues that creative folks need to embrace other mindsets (such as being different, brilliant and innovative) to be successful. According to Jarvis, The key to … Read more

Book Review: The Element

I just finished reading The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything and have to say that I really enjoyed it. While the book spends a little too much time in the realm of ‘celebrity worship’ (i.e., there are LOT of celebrities that have found ‘the element’ apparently), the book is still a very good … Read more

Links for June 7 2009

What is Innovation Management? by Hutch Carpenter on I’m Not Actually a Geek Why underdogs should take more chances by Matt on Signal vs. Noise Starting a Movement, Learning to Lead by Julia Kirby on HarvardBusiness.org Lose Your Mind and Release Your Creativity by Harry on Men With Pens Four Customer Experience Lessons from Target’s … Read more

Creative Thinking or Lateral Thinking?

Mark McGuinness over at Lateral Action has a great post titled “Is Lateral Thinking Necessary for Creativity?“…this post is a well thought out argument against the idea that lateral thinking is required for creativity. I won’t go into the details of Mark’s post but I wanted to highlight this passage: He [Robert Weisberg] argues that … Read more