Sid Parnes, a humble, gentle giant in the field of creativity, has passed away.
My brother has coined an aphorism that embodies the creative worldview: If you don’t go, you won’t know. Embrace the world’s richness and diversity.
Whenever I need to recharge, I revisit Edward DeBono’s seminal Lateral Thinking: Creativity Step by Step.
This post describes seven strategies for maintaining your will power and achieving personal transformation – or at least your New Year’s resolution!
Reduce your stress! Discover three strategies to help you face life’s challenges with a creative worldview. See differently, tame your fear and build social networks based on familiarity and reputation. Learn to navigate life’s quick waters with greater dexterity and joy at https://prismdecision.com/become-more-creative-in-three-steps
In its July 13 issue, Newsweekreported that although creativity scores had for decades been steadily rising in America, since 1990 ?they have consistently inched downward.? This news is disturbing for the nation?s children and our future prosperity. But the situation is not dire. There is a clear antidote to this decline in the nation?s creativity. Creativity is a discipline that can be taught. Read on at
America is in a creativity crisis. Scores on the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking have been in decline since 1990. What are the consequences to our nation’s children and prosperity? Read on at https://prismdecision.com/ezu
Chuck Jones and his Warner Brothers colleagues used the “yes” session as a creative alternative to brainstorming when they developed story lines for Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and other Looney Toons characters. The “yes” session is designed to explore and extend nascent ideas. See the full post at https://prismdecision.com/bugs-bunny-didnt-brainstorm
While data visualization tools are common for numerical analysis, they are less common for linguistic analysis. However, a variety of tools are now available for creating word clouds. A word cloud is both an intriguing visual representation of a passage of text and a novel analysis of its rhetorical emphasis.
Good problem solving requires the exhaustive exploration of all available options. Most of us are not good problem solvers, however. We get lazy, quit too early and select the first solution that adequately meets our criteria…There are dozens of tools available to help you structure your brainstorming and ensure that you generate many alternatives. One of my favorites is the Solution Web…