Tag Archives: Creativity

Innovation: Synthesis and Elemental

This is the latest in a series of fragmentary pieces as i build vocabulary and ideas around Innovation. As such it is not intended as complete work, but rather the pieces which may inform later (and possibly complete!) work. Part … Continue reading

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Innovation at the Edges

Not everything happens at the centre, in those spaces that we know well, control fully, and feel comfortable within. Innovation may happen in the friction, through the cracks, at the edges. Synthesis, connection, discovery: application, iteration, evolution. The fracturing of … Continue reading

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Curiosity – My 1st 100 Days – Day 2

Day 2: Discover, Uncover, Create Imagine the ways that we are curious. We can reach out and DISCOVER something: perhaps we watch a YouTube video, or read a book or blog and learn something new. We can UNCOVER more details … Continue reading

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Breaking Yourself

Today i’m just sharing an illustration for the work around Curiosity and Creativity in Learning Design. This one is about the foundations of learning, and an idea i sometimes talk about around ‘disturbance’: the ways that learning is a process … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Curiosity and Creativity

Curiosity is about the view over the horizon: not the landscape that we already know, but the things that lie beyond. Curiosity creates the disturbance in ourselves to move forward. Curiosity fractures comfort, and sanctions the subversion of existing knowledge … Continue reading

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The Landscape of Curiosity and Mountain of Creativity: Social and Collaborative Learning

Next month i have been asked to run a session on ‘Curiosity and Creativity’ in the design of effective remote learning, which has given me an opportunity to revisit this work and build out some practical design ideas. I’ve decided … Continue reading

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The Innovation Trap

Everyone wants it, but it remains elusive to most. Organisations invest vast amounts of money in facilities, people, programmes, and process, and yet fail to capture it’s essence, whilst in a garage a group of students demonstrate it, and raise … Continue reading

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Words About Learning: Creativity

We are creative in different ways: in ideas, through art, through expression. Creativity is idolised as ‘something more’: a different type of voice, perhaps unquantifiable. Deeply personal. Claimed not granted. Organisations want ‘creative solutions’, meaning something outside their experience or … Continue reading

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The Social Revolution

I describe the Social Age: the new world we live in, an ecosystem of constant change. An evolved space that is characterised by the democratisation of power, the rise of Social Authority, the rapid iteration and holistic impacts of new … Continue reading

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Investing In Co-Creation

Social Leaders gain strength from the co-creative power of their communities: the support, challenge and perspective that a high functioning community can bring. In Social Learning, we rely on co-creation too: for communities to come together, to learn, to share, … Continue reading

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