Check out the six strategies you might want to follow to enhance your creativity, that I shared as part of my university work with the AHRC funded project called Clwstwr Creadigol, The project aims to put innovation at the core of media production in South Wales. The academic team is a collaboration between Cardiff University, the University of South Wales and Cardiff Metropolitan University.
This is a video of my inaugural Professorial Lecture where I share my thoughts on why creativity is important for our own happiness, for the happiness of others and for our learning and growth. I highlight different ways creativity can manifest, and present some of the key factors that affect our creativity, including the role of purpose and our ‘state of being’. Finally, I reflect on the implications for how we educate our students, and how we run our organisations.
Note that I refer to a video clip in my talk of a famous try in rugby which could not be recorded for copyright reasons, so follow this link to watch it.
“1. Creativity is likely to be even more important in the future job market…
My recent thoughts, published in “The Conversation”, on how creativity can bridge the divide between science and humanities education for schools, colleges and universities.
An interesting talk by Shama Rahman on creativity and the importance of bringing together people and ideas from the arts and sciences. It is also worth checking out Shama’s work at Jugular Productions.
A nice article by Tuukka Toivonen and Carsten Sørensen on how coworking spaces need to evolve to support the creative journeys of individuals and teams more effectively.