The Future of Work

According to academic entrepreneur & strategist Heather McGowan, a focus on certainty over creativity is coming at our peril.

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“Unless we shift dramatically back towards inclusion of creative pursuits, we are educating our people to compete with robots and not training and developing those skills that humans have generally performed better or to the exclusion of robots such as pattern recognition.”

Schooling with #Creativity

As a matter of fact, the Indian education system overvalues memorisation over innovation and originality is its biggest limitation. Memorising material simply may help students score good marks in exams, but it can’t teach them the skills they require to confront real world challenges.

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A case for using creativity thinking in schools.

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‘Six Degrees Of Innovation’; The Six Business Model Features Companies Need To Innovate

Six Degrees of Innovation, are:

  • Tailor-made products and services that meet customers’ individual needs; such as downloading personalized apps to a mobile phone.
  • Sustainability; where companies minimize waste and manage resource costs.
  • Jointly owned assets; such as peer-to-peer businesses.
  • Only paying for service that is used; such as car-share companies.
  • Effective monitoring of supply chains; such as businesses which use handheld tracking systems to better monitor their operations.
  • Using data to easily adapt to customer needs; such as clothing companies that can quickly produce new designs to meet fashion trends

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Six degrees of innovation… do you agree with these?

Are we heading for a mass “sixth extinction” event? — We Are Already in the Middle of the Sixth Extinction by Erik Loomis — Aeon Ideas

We are already in the middle of the Sixth Extinction. Perhaps it began around 10,000 years ago with the end of the Pleistocene Era. As people migrated into the middle of the North American continent for the first time with the end of the last ice …

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Good reason to stir creative embers and encourage people to use new ideas and approaches, make new decisions and take new actions… and to use World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21 as a catalyst.  Join in.

“We could have saved The Planet but, we were too damned lazy.”

-Kurt Vonnegut 

Open for new ideas, new decisions, new actions

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