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Creativity Is Craft

Creativity Is Craft

Creativity is not about divine inspiration, but about craft.

Edward DeBono’s Weird<br>Lifeless Talk On Creativity

Edward DeBono’s Weird
Lifeless Talk On Creativity

Edward DeBono discusses creativity in a way that is so lifeless, you wonder if he’s ever had any real experience with creative activity at all.

Milton Glaser On Creativity

Milton Glaser On Creativity

Legendary graphic designer Milton Glaser discusses creativity.  Most important about this brief talk is the emphasis Glaser places on making things:  “The act itself is the path to discovery.” This is the first of a three-part series.    

John Cleese on Creativity

John Cleese on Creativity

  In this excerpt from his brilliant 1991 lecture, John Cleese offers a recipe for creativity, delivered with his signature blend of cultural insight and comedic genius. Specifically, Cleese outlines 5 factors that you can arrange to make your and your company more creative.  

By February 1, 2013 Read More →
Making Things Makes You Feel Better

Making Things Makes You Feel Better

Making things is the secret to a happier, more fulfilled life.

By January 6, 2013 Read More →
Creativity and Tinkering

Creativity and Tinkering

Sometimes life presents you with fortunate coincidences. Just hours after posting Creativity Without Creating, I came across “The Tinkerers”: How corporations kill creativity” at Salon.com. It’s an excerpt from Alec Foege’s latest book, “The Tinkerers: The Amateurs, DIYers, and Inventors who Make America Great.” Foege sees tinkering, which to some suggests “individuals who are somehow aimless, […]

By December 31, 2012 Read More →