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To look beyond one’s own nose

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What has inspired Age of Artists in the last month? Exciting, entertaining and controversial findings from the world wide web. Things that attracted our attention in December:

What makes some scientist more creative than others? Various studies have examined this question. In 1878 the first Winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry J.H. van´t Hoff proposed that scientific imagination correlates with creative activity outside of science. And several other laureates concur with van´t Hoffs approach.

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Map of the World 1480
"Map of the World", German 15th Century, woodcut, 41.3 x 29.2 cm (16 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.), Rosenwald Collection, National Gallery of Art

“Design Mindfulness is everything. It’s how you live in the world.” – Tom Peters on dealing with the insane pace

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In a recent interview on leading the 21st-century organization with McKinsey Quarterly Tom Peters suggests to deal with the insane pace of change by going beyond the kinds of tasks and roles that can be automated. One of his recommendations for leading the 21st-century organization is design mindfulness:

“One way to deal with the insane pace of change is by living to get smarter and to learn new things. Another way is by going up the value-added chain beyond the kinds of tasks and roles that can be automated.

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New Virtual Home for Age of Artists

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After a couple of busy weeks we proudly announce the launch of our new web presence. It comes with a whole new look and feel based on an enhanced visual identity for Age of Artists. Additional content about our community, how to engage and how to contribute has been added. A new portfolio section has been created to allow for easy access to publications from Age of Artists. An option to subscribe to our newsletter, which will be released on a quarterly basis and launched before year end, has been added as well as full social media integration.

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The head, hand and heart of art – Age of Artists publishes white paper with preliminary research findings

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The head, hand and art of the arts – Age of Artists publishes white paper with preliminary research findings.

We have already developed a great appreciation for artists of all genres and the way they approach their individual missions. This is a mission where work and life cannot be separated from each other and yet there is room for family, friends, hobbies and even the most mundane things. 

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