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How I Rewired My Brain to Think Like a Designer and Unlock My Creativity

Design is not a subject confined to the creative industry. In fact, it is something that we all might want to learn. According to a 2014 assessment conducted by the Design Management Institute, design-led companies have maintained significant stock market advantage over the last 10 years, outperforming the S&P by an extraordinary 228%. [1] These companies include Apple, Coca Cola, Nike, Procter & Gamble, Starbucks, Walt Disney, etc. Amazed by the remarkable success of these companies, many entrepreneurs want to learn how to #think #like a #designer and apply the…

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Education Kills Our Creativity, Here Is How We Can Regain It

Society stresses the importance of education. Good grades in school propel a kid to a prestigious institution; and getting into a world-renowed college leads to a bright, successful future. And this generation is lucky, we are mostly well-educated. Ironically, schools mainly stuff information in our brains. Even though we are more educated, somehow our creativity is suppressed. Yeah right, I’m not in the creative industry, it doesn’t matter. No, having creativity is key nowadays. Any industry needs innovation, and it’s the most important component for success. When we step into…

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How The School Makes Us Unlearn Creativity And What We Can Do About It

When adults are given a box, they just see a box. When children are given a box, they can imagine a lot more different things… Maybe it’s the home for a puppy? Maybe we can make a toy car out of it?… Somehow, schools make us “unlearn” creativity. As a child, we used to be creative; but once we entered school, we learned to be discipline and to be careful not to make any mistakes. Sir Ken Robinson said in his famous TED Talk Do schools kill creativity,[1] What we do know…

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How To Get Your Inborn Creativity Back

Many people want to be more creative. But most of them also doubt if creativity is a gifted talent that cannot be learned. To find the truth, scientists did some experiments which results were astonishing and at the same time encouraging. Creativity is indeed an inborn talent, and everyone has it In 1968, George Land tested 1,600 children’s performance in a creativity test that was originally designed for NASA to recruit innovative scientists. The children were tested at different ages. Test results 5 year olds who passed the test: 98% 10 year olds who passed the…

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How To Get Back Your Inborn Creativity

Many people want to be more creative. But most of them also doubt if creativity is a gifted talent that cannot be learned. To find the truth, scientists did some experiments which results were astonishing and at the same time encouraging. Creativity is indeed an inborn talent, but everyone has it In 1968, George Land tested 1,600 children’s performance in a creativity test that was originally designed for NASA to recruit innovative scientists. The children were tested at different ages. Test results 5 year olds who passed the test: 98% 10 year olds who passed…

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Creativity Isn't A Talent. You Can Actually Gain It By Doing These 3 Things Daily

Do you aspire to live a creative life but are not sure where to begin? It’s a common problem. We look at famous actors, authors and musicians and think: how lucky they are to be creative, passionate – and hugely successful! Just remember though that many of these successful, creative people were just like you once. They had dreams. They had goals. But they also struggled with confidence issues and creative blocks. If you’re willing to commit to reaching your creative pinnacle, then read on. 1. Combine ideas to lift…

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