We have secured a 3-year contract to provide management and business innovation training to organisations across Wales as part of the Leading Business Growth programme, jointly run by Bangor University and Cardiff Metropolitan University.
The effect the physical working environment has on your creativity has been getting more attention over the last few years. Previously Kursty Groves wrote a book on Creative Spaces in Business and now has a new book out on Spaces for Innovation: The Design and Science of Inspiring Environments where she highlights the “increasing importance of creativity […]
Three different basic interaction modes for the mobile app were created to understand how the interaction mode affected user engagement and the corresponding attention and stress/relaxation levels. The first interaction mode gave feedback to the user on their level of relaxation and attention by showing their state (via the location of a blue ball) on a […]
Gareth Loudon recently ran a creativity workshop for team leaders, supervisors, foremen and site managers in the construction industry in Wales at the Waterton Centre in Bridgend as part of the Construction Futures Wales leadership programme. Gareth will be running another creativity workshop for aspiring leaders and managers in the construction industry in Wales later this month […]
Topics covered: Understanding key factors and processes that affect creativity at an individual, team and organisation level. Learning about important creativity processes and techniques. Applying the key creativity principles and techniques to the challenges facing the companies involved in the workshop, including the capturing of stories from the field and the challenges faced; the generation of new and improved product […]
The Centre for Creativity has recently been awarded funding from Innovate UK to design, develop and evaluate a new way of using biofeedback of a person’s heart rate to track their own attention and relaxation levels and to help train and improve their levels of relaxed focus, sometimes referred to as ‘flow’ and ‘mindfulness’. The […]