visuals & videos

An explanation on why our more obvious human qualities, that which makes us human in our ability to create and thus our ability to break mental models (understood in the broad manner: ideas, feelings, emotions, perceptions) are unconscious to us. The first step towards creativity is to recognise the choice we have to either succumb to our automatic mechanisms or be able to go beyond them. A very interesting commencement speech by writer David Foster Wallance.

 

A good, and brief explanation why music (and I would add art as well) is misunderstood as the expression of feelings or psychological states, but it is not the case ...

My friend Matic sends me this image. Thank you!

My friend Matic sends me this image. Thank you!

Here below a prime example of this 'courage'

Advocating for changes in the 'status quo' is not so simple....nor it is obvious.....

Advocating for changes in the 'status quo' is not so simple....nor it is obvious.....

Here, an interesting presentation by Prabhakar Jampa on the Education gap . I would argue that the last part of the presentation requires a bit of refining to portray the scientific view regarding the treatment of values. Also, it is limited in its representation of impact for businesses. But overall is good. His email appears at the end of the presentation in case you want to reach him.


videos

Challenges: we can create the world we want... love what you do... Moonshot thinking!

Where do good ideas come from? We have a tendency to imagine that creativity development depends on amazingly talented human beings. However research proves otherwise. 

Our perceptions...by John Berger

There is also a book you can find in the "Hunters" book section

One of the main issues we have when we want to develop our creativity is that we hold assumptions that are contrary to creativity development. David Burkus wrote an excellent book on the "myths of creativity" here you can find his explanation

Another interesting, and this time, short video on why ideas get rejected:


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