Archive for the creativity Category

Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns

Posted in creativity, events, faith, learning on 11/16/2014 by mark novelli

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Fascinating article that I think the observations can be applied to education, church and events in general.  Here is a segment:

Key Takeaway #2

High school students are sitting passively and listening during approximately 90 percent of their classes.

Obviously I was only shadowing for two days, but in follow-up interviews with both of my host students, they assured me that the classes I experienced were fairly typical.

Read the full article HERE.

It Takes 2

Posted in creativity on 10/10/2014 by mark novelli

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Great thoughts about how creative ideas happen. We must collaborate.
Love this quote:

“creativity does not happen inside a person’s head, but in the interaction between a person’s thoughts and a socio-cultural context.”

HERE is the full article.

 

7 step strategy for great meetings

Posted in creativity on 09/06/2014 by mark novelli

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I posted recently about brainwriting and have tried this method a few times in meetings with great results. I keep finding articles that reinforce the approach. Here is another that is concise and I found very helpful.

http://www.fastcodesign.com/3034772/innovation-by-design/note-and-vote-how-google-ventures-avoids-groupthink-in-meetings

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Posted in creativity on 06/08/2014 by mark novelli

VIDEO: Walt Disney Studios 12 principles of animation

Posted in creativity on 05/15/2014 by mark novelli

10 creative rituals you should steal

Posted in creativity on 04/21/2014 by mark novelli

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Great article at 99U. I am trying to add as many of these as I can to my life. Here is an overview:

1. Take a Quarterly Vacation

2. Hold a “Retrospective” After Projects

3. Write Every Day

4. Create an “Interesting People Fund”

5. Keep “Tear Sheets” to Get Inspired

6. Nap Every Day

7. Envision What You Will Be Remembered For

8. Brainstorm at the Bar

9. Get Out of the Building

10. Engage in “Morphological Synthesis”

29 ways to stay creative

Posted in creativity on 04/07/2014 by mark novelli

 

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