James is another creativity consultant from the UK, who focuses on helping predominantly people working in the Creative Industries, especially music.
In addition to discussing the story of my transition from working as a programme management consultant to my current role helping people makes their ideas happen, we also touched on a number of my favorite academic studies of creativity, including:
- The Jazz improvisation study showing how parts of the brain are deactivated: source http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/artic…
- The identical and fraternal Twins study showing how most of creativity is not genetic: source http://link.springer.com/article/10.1…
- The Chocolate sandwich experiment by Simone Ritter in Holland on how variety sparks creativity: source http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/… and https://www.ideatovalue.com/crea/nick…
If you’re interested to find out a bit more about my background and the struggles I went through setting up my business, it’s a good listen.
I also recommend James’ Youtube Channel, where he frequently posts his thoughts and learnings of working as a professional creative, as well as his Creative Life podcast episodes with other artists.
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