In a recent research report published in the Personality and social psychology bulletin, Polman and Emich demonstrate how when we make decisions for others, we are going to make decisions that are more creative than the ones we make for ourselves. This is just the latest extension of research into construal level theory, an intriguing… Continue reading Enhancing Our Creativity by Tackling Others Challenges
In a recent blog post on Visual Thinking, George Siemens wrote: I’m not a visual person. Ok, not totally true. I’m a visual person, but I lack skills to express myself visually. He then provided a great link to Joan Vinall-Cox’s article on Visual Literacy and Visual Thinking. I wanted to thank him on his… Continue reading When Did We Forget How to Draw?
In one of her recent blog posts, Janet Clarey poses the question How hard is it for you to balance innovation and execution? She compares and contrasts taking time to think and innovate with working in “execution” mode. She explains that when returning from vacation, she was in execution mode, which was good because, according… Continue reading Getting All Things Done Means Getting the Balance Right