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October 5, 2021

Creativity Surge: How to Sustain Your Energy During a Global Crisis | FourSight

Human Nature As part of our nature, humans are born into the world with two innate qualities that promote survival and growth. All humans are wired to find and follow patterns. We are innate conformists. This bias towards conformity has many advantages. It promotes cooperation, establishes norms, enables learning, and
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October 5, 2021

How Might We | FourSight

“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 12, 2021

Innovation Driven — How UPS is Living its Strategy

Like so many corporate leaders, Anne Price wanted more innovation, but wasn’t sure how to get it. As Director of Global Marketing Capabilities at UPS, Price wanted a way to help UPS marketers live up to their new corporate strategy: “Innovation driven.” Her solution came in the form of a training course, inspired by
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July 16, 2019

Student Problem Solvers | FourSight

Patricia Flanagan is an innovation consultant, helping students and community members in Northern Ireland develop a common language and framework for solving big, complex problems.
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July 8, 2018

What's an Idea? | FourSight

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, to illuminate what ideas are and where they come from.
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January 15, 2018

5 Reasons to Flex Your Creative Muscle | FourSight

#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 flexibility in the 1980s and 1990s, we now live in the age of
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December 29, 2017

The Cognitive Commute | FourSight

A recent study on health and wellbeing reported a surprising discovery: People with the longest commutes have the lowest life satisfaction.
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September 21, 2016

Sheridan College: Making Creativity Real | FourSight

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
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August 15, 2016

The Smart Response to New Ideas | FourSight

(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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