Narratological Creativity: the importance and significance of how a story is told and its resulting impact. Read more on Jeff’s newest article on creativity.Read More »
The third LinkedIn Influencer’s Article, of the Mastering the Five Levels of Creativity series Jeff discusses another key type of creativity, analogical creativity.Read More »
The second edition to theLinkedIn Influencer Articles, read about Bisociative creativity. This type of creativity occurs when a familiar idea is connected to an unfamiliar one to produce a novel hybrid.Read More »
Learn the keys to mimetic creativity and how to recognize patterns, so that they can be replicated.Read More »
Jeff's Blog Update
Mar 3, 2014
Narratological Creativity: Have you ever heard a child try to get its story straight? Or maybe you have dear friend who always blows the punch line of a good joke. Both are examples of how hard to tell a coherent, meaningful and compelling tale. Stories are a complex mash up Read more »
Feb 24, 2014
Analogical Creativity: Great innovators from Archimedes in his bathtub to Einstein riding his elevator of relativity have used analogies to creatively solve complex problems. We use analogies to transfer information that we believe we understand in one domain, the source, to help resolve a challenge in an unfamiliar area, the Read more »
Feb 17, 2014
Bisociative Creativity: Bisociative is a term coined by the controversial novelist Arthur Koestler in his celebrated bookThe Act of Creation to describe how our conscious mind, when relaxed, can connect rational with intuitive thoughts to produce eureka moments. In the Zen tradition this act of communion is called satori, meaning sudden enlightenment. Bisociative creativity Read more »
Feb 10, 2014
Is everyone creative? Sure they are but in very different ways and to varying degrees. There is a big difference between the folksong you wrote for your college sweetheart and a symphony composed by Beethoven. Go to top shelf art fair and the difference in creative abilities between an accomplished Read more »
Feb 3, 2014
“One cannot alter a condition with the same mindset that created it in the first place.” Albert Einstein Innovation poses two enormous problems for most leaders given the way they are trained to think. First, it’s a time based form of value. It goes sour like milk. This year’s “must-have” Read more »
On February 11th, Jeff gave a speech in Berlin, Germany to Bayer Material Sciences LLC.
At the end of this month Jeff will give an Executive Education talk in Dearborn, Michigan for East Jordan Iron Works Inc.
Jeff discusses the possibilities for innovation in Detroit on one of the city’s most popular News Shows, FlashPoint.
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