10 08, 2022

Getting more curious: Research shows that curiosity can be enhanced

By |2022-08-10T12:55:15+02:00August 10th, 2022|Creativity|0 Comments

Curiosity has long been linked to being more creative. Along with being open to new experiences, being curious makes it more likely that you discover new and interesting knowledge which can then be combined in a creative way. A 2019 meta-analysis of 2,692 individuals showed that there was a strong positive link between being more [...]

18 10, 2021

Ideas are a combination of existing knowledge

By |2021-10-18T18:58:32+02:00October 18th, 2021|Creativity|0 Comments

I want you to visualise something, and make it as clear in your mind as possible. In your minds eye, as clearly as you can, imagine a Kornaf. If you need a quick reminder what that is: A Kornaf has been around for thousands of years but has only been known to humans for the [...]

19 08, 2021

Podcast S6E128: Holly White – How ADHD impacts creativity

By |2021-08-19T17:45:40+02:00August 19th, 2021|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode, we speak with Dr Holly White, cognitive psychologist and researcher looking at the link between ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and creativity. We look at why some people with ADHD might succeed on certain creative tasks, as well as the link between inhibition in the brain and creativity. Topics covered in today's [...]

5 08, 2021

Podcast S6E126: Rob Weiner – The fascinating history of Creativity

By |2021-08-05T16:07:53+02:00August 5th, 2021|Podcasts|0 Comments

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Dr Rob Weiner about the fascinating history of creativity. Dr Weiner is a former Professor teaching creativity (as well as "Lying 101") and author of Creativity and Beyond: Cultures, Values, and Change, which discusses how different cultures have defined and valued the key [...]

18 06, 2021

The Podcast Renaissance: How Podcasts Boost Creativity and Inspire Audiences

By |2021-06-18T15:46:38+02:00June 18th, 2021|Inspiration|0 Comments

Podcasts have become a familiar aspect of our cultural landscape. When they first emerged in the early 2000s, they were considered to be a niche concept and unlikely to compete with radio. However, a recent study found that 32% of Americans now listen to a podcast at least once a month. As a result, it [...]

24 05, 2021

What is Creativity? The Definition, history and science of creativity

By |2021-06-16T15:41:35+02:00May 24th, 2021|Creativity|2 Comments

What is creativity? What makes some ideas and things creative, while others are not? What is the definition of creativity? What is the history of creativity? And why is creativity important? In this updated article, you will learn the fundamentals of understanding creativity, where it came from, and the science of creativity which is now [...]

10 05, 2021

Optimizing Your Work-From-Home Space for Creativity and Productivity

By |2021-05-10T15:54:32+02:00May 10th, 2021|Creativity|1 Comment

Remote working is nothing new. It was already on the rise and has seen significant growth over the last several years. But, the COVID-19 pandemic sped up that process significantly. According to a FlexJobs survey, 65% of employees want to continue working from home even after the pandemic is over. There are plenty of reasons [...]

15 04, 2021

Helping Kids Foster and Keep Creativity

By |2021-04-15T15:06:44+02:00April 15th, 2021|Creativity|0 Comments

For most kids, being creative and imaginative is no problem. It seems to come naturally through play, exploration, and curiosity. You can probably even remember back to your own childhood and how effortless it seemed to come up with creative, fresh ideas no matter what you were doing. However, research has discovered that children may [...]

24 03, 2021

Can One Make a Living in Creative Photography?

By |2021-03-24T16:39:06+01:00March 24th, 2021|Creativity|0 Comments

Photography is one of the most important media in contemporary society. It has the power to capture moments for posterity, give us insights into lives very different from our own, and make a permanent record of vital aspects of our shared history. It can also make for a viable and rewarding career choice. Some of [...]

28 01, 2021

Fireside Chat with Nick Skillicorn: Interview by Jasmin Hindi – Podcast S4E98

By |2021-01-28T10:25:31+01:00January 28th, 2021|Podcasts|1 Comment

I was delighted to be interviewed by renowned creative leader Jasmin Hindi for a recent "Fireside Chat" on the topic of developing our creativity. We discussed a wide variety of topics, including: Who the heck I am and my background What people can do to stay creative during the pandemic Why so many people struggle [...]