Gareth Loudon wrote an article called Innovation – Surviving and Thriving for Welsh businesses who are part of the 20 Twenty Business Growth Programme that is run by Cardiff Metropolitan University and Bangor University.
You can listen to Gareth Loudon talking about a study he undertook on the relationship between creativity, attention and relaxation on the Faculti podcast, available of various podcast platforms (Apple, Spotify, etc.).
You can read the original article at:
You can view Gareth Loudon’s keynote talk entitled ‘The purpose of being creative in the new economy‘ at La Digital Tech Conference in Rennes, France on the 6th December 2019.
You can see an article written by Marie Armand, capturing key elements of our conversation on factors affecting creativity – the article was written as part of the La Digital Tech Conference in Rennes, where I gave a talk on ‘The Purpose of Being Creative in the New Economy’.
A new study by LinkedIn Learning found that the most needed soft skill by companies in 2019 is Creativity. The top five skills listed were:
5. Time management
The top five hard skills needed by companies were:
1. Cloud Computing
2. Artificial Intelligence
3. Analytical Reasoning
4. People Management
5. User Experience Design
It is also worth noting that “57% of senior leaders today say soft skills are more important than hard skills.”