creativity

Three Reasons Brainstorming Doesn’t Work – And What You Can Do About It

I’ve written here before that I don’t think brainstorming works. My opinion is based on 20+ years of experience running groups whose job it was to generate ideas. It didn’t

Ed Catmull's book Creativity, Inc.

Confessions of an Idea Junkie

Reading Ed Catmull’s book, Creativity Inc., about building the creative culture at Pixar.

Scott Belsky's Making Ideas Happen

Just read: Scott Belsky’s Making Ideas Happen

I met Scott Belsky last fall at a conference and then spent a little time with him in NYC recently. He was kind enough to send me an advance copy

How Ideas Take Shape

Ideas do not come into the world fully formed. They take shape. This drawing is a model for bringing ideas to life. It is based on the acronym for Shape