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Imagination + Creativity + Empathy + Innovation = Value Creation – Interview with Linda Naiman

Dirk Dobiéy Business, Insights, Interview, Organization 0 Comments

Linda Naiman is our most recent member to our global partner network. Located in Vancouver, Linda is a respected author in the field of collaborative creation and founder of Creativity at Work, an innovation consultancy specializing in developing creativity, leadership, and innovation in organizations.

AoA: Linda, your magic formula is Imagination + Creativity + Empathy + Innovation = Value Creation. Let’s start with the result. What do you refer to as value?

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Making Mistakes is a Concept that does not Exist in the Arts – Interview with Professor Michael Brater

Johanna Darbritz Insights, Interview, News 0 Comments

In an interview with Age of Artists, education research expert Michael Brater explains how mistakes cannot exist in the area of arts. He has recognized what artists share as a fundamental attitude: “It does not matter if something happens that I did not intend. The question is how I can deal with it. It is only going to be an error if I cannot handle it.” The most interesting thing is experimental “playing”, says Brater.

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Make space for playing: Interview with Tim Leberecht (Part 1)

Dirk Dobiéy Business, Insights, Interview, Organization 0 Comments

A couple of years ago I came across an article by Tim Leberecht on what entrepreneurs can learn from artists which made it immediately into my list of top reads of that year. I was fascinated by the ease at which Tim connected multiple somewhat known but not necessarily related points into a coherent whole. Tim must have realized long ago that every innovation in some way is a derivative of what exists.

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