Imagine a judge sentencing someone to prison and afterwards saying: “I just went with my hunch”. Jaws would drop to the floor. And in this case, and line of work, you’re supposed to back up your decisions and conclusions with systematic analysis and conscious thought. In fact, in most professions this is what you’re supposed to … Continue reading Why you should trust your gut in complex decision making
The creative class. He calls it “the rise of the creative class”. American economist and social scientist Richard Florida means that people working within the creative industries are the key driving force to future economic development. And this class is not only comprising designers and people in the advertising industry; it encompasses jobs “whose economic … Continue reading – Creativity is the new economy
Whaaaat…? Yup, that’s exactly what the writer Felix Morgan is saying, in his article on the magnificent website Holstee.com. In essence, Morgan states that setting some boundaries of routines can punch your creativity forward. In other words, routines may aid your mind to being creative. As Morgan writes, having some personal routines that are done on a … Continue reading Get creative through routines
No limitations, full creative freedom, blank pages. You might just think this is the perfect start for your project to reach full potential. And this is where you might be wrong. Traditionally, you left the people that needed to be creative completely alone, in order for them to “work their magic”. You wouldn’t want to … Continue reading Aiding creativity through constraint
More companies realize that they need to open up in order to innovate. Procter & Gamble has known this for quite some time already. Continue reading Innovation ”proudly found elsewhere”
Do you want to be more innovative? Head to the airport! There can hardly be more diverse places than airports. I am sitting at Copenhagen airport, Denmark, and I literally have the whole world right next to me. Surrounded by all the planes taking off and landing, almost like a swarm of flies from a distance, … Continue reading Airports as innovation hotspots?