Category: Creativity

So, what’s an idea?

Ideas fuel innovation. No ideas? No innovation! But what are ideas exactly? In this interview we ask Gerard Puccio PhD, author of “Creative Leadership” and the “FourSight® Thinking Profile” and chair of the oldest Master of Science program in Creative Studies,…

Teaching FourSight to the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

April 12th, 2018
    I’ve worked as a productive thinking facilitator for most of my professional life—strategy sessions, creative problem solving workshops, innovation initiatives, conflict resolution, mediation, community engagement, organizational restructuring, and negotiations, from mergers to breakups. I’ve also been a major fan of…

    Wandering Wisely

    A few years ago, I backpacked through Southeast Asia with my best friend, Lauren. We started in Kuala Lumpur, and by time we parted ways in Ho Chi Minh City, we were in the throws of violent food poisoning and…

    5 Reasons to Flex Your Creative Muscle

    #1. Creativity fuels innovation. Today, it’s hard to find an organization that doesn’t have “innovation” in its mission statement. Professor Felix Janszen stated, “After the age of efficiency in the 1950s and 1960s, quality in the 1970s and 1980s, and…

    The Cognitive Commute

    December 29th, 2017
    A recent study on health and wellbeing reported a surprising discovery: People with the longest commutes have the lowest life satisfaction. Most of us think of a commute as the physical