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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.

By June 5, 2013 Read More →
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 →