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October 7, 2016

The Secret of the Highly Creative Thinker

When you begin to think of creativity as a mental muscle instead of a rare gift, you realize that “this is a muscle I can build!” Watch this 20 minute...
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September 21, 2016

Sheridan College: Making Creativity Real

A decade into the 21st century,educational leaders at Sheridan College in Ontario, Canada saw the writing on the wall. Technology was eating up routine jobs. The traditional curriculum couldn’t guarantee work. They knew that to make students employable, they would need to teach creative thinking and creative problem solving skills. So they embraced a radical, new academic strategic plan to put creativity at the heart of the institution’s mission, marketing and curriculum. The goal was to create what Sheridan calls “the Creative Campus”—a place where “creativity is what makes us different.”
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August 29, 2016

What makes a Mozart?

Secrets of Extraordinary Performance Mozart was a creative genius. The question is, why? Find out the three keys to extraordinary performance.
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August 17, 2016

FourSight Certification: A Platform for Innovation

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August 16, 2016

Should B-Schools Teach Collaboration?

Q&A with Russ Schoen
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August 15, 2016

The Smart Response to New Ideas

(hint: It isn’t criticism) Often our first instinct is to criticize new ideas. But there is a better approach and one that leads to more creative outcomes.
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August 2, 2016

The ROI on Creativity Training

How can you measure the impact of teaching creative thinking? It’s a challenge. Plenty of research shows the positive impact it has on individuals, but little research exists on the impact creativity training has on organizations, particularly on their top line growth. That changed in 2015, when a FourSight-based creative problem solving training program was identified as the key catalyst in supporting organizational growth.
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August 1, 2016

How Might We

“How might we…” Those are 3 of the most powerful words in innovation. Learn a turn of language that can transform a complaint into a question that draws fresh ideas and new thinking.
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July 2, 2016

Developing a Taste for Innovation at Rich Products

According to the Innovation Network, 88 percent of all organizations have the word “innovation” or “creativity” in their mission statements. But less than 5 percent of those same organizations have programs in place to teach innovation or creativity and make it part of the culture.
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