Some Things I’m Confident I Think I Know – Jim Friedman part 3 – C4

Some Things I’m Confident I Think I Know. This conversation between Dr. Jim Friedman, a professor of creativity and entrepreneurship at Miami University, chief steward for World Creativity and Innovation Week, and David Chislett during the 2021 Playful Creative Summit is the one I’ve come back to most frequently. Professor Friedman shared his structure for…

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Some Things I’m Confident I Think I Know – Jim Friedman part 2

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Some Things I’m Confident I Think I Know. OHMIUNIVERSE, I LOVE this title. I catch myself hemming and hawing like that CONSTANTLY. Dr. Jim Friedman, a professor of creativity and entrepreneurship at Miami University, chief steward for World Creativity and Innovation Week, spoke with David Chislett during the 2021 Playful Creative Summit. His call to…

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A Little Less of Everything – Sandra van der Lee

Sandra van der Lee fervently wants us to complain, or feel awful, or take a day off when we think we need to, and David Chislett agreed while they chatted during their 2021 Playful Creative Summit conversation. And then get back to business, only ease back into it with a task you enjoy first. Ultimately,…

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Innovate the Next – Tiisetso Maloma

Tiisetso Maloma, the author of seven books including The Anxious Entrepreneur: Anxiety Defeats Creativity – Creativity Defeats Anxiety (OH WOW, that’s ME!!),  interviewed with David Chislett for the 2021 Playful Creative Summit and the conversation was as free-roaming as I’ve ever heard and I’m sure I’m not doing it justice. It touched on an idea that…

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The Power of Stories for Change – Douwe van der Werf

Stories are what people use to organize themselves and their societies. That’s the stunning argument in Douwe van der Werf‘s 2021 Playful Creative Summit conversation, The Power of Stories for Change, with David Chislett. Religious texts are an example of how humans attempt to explain their lives, national structures are another. Stories answer “Why should I…

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Hammers, Not Mirrors: Play and Art for Radical Change, Eleanor Snare

Hammers, Not Mirrors: Play and Art for Radical Change soooooooooooooo appeals to me. Eleanor Snare and David Chislett roamed EVERYWHERE in this 2021 Playful Creative Summit dialogue. This talk is another one I’m very broadly interpreting. Snare believes art and play are currently confined in business operations to the continuation of business as usual –…

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Getting Out of Your Way and Into Your Story – Marloes ten Kate

In a word, Marloes ten Kate teaches excitement. In particular, through her company Scientific Storytelling, she teaches people how to translate difficult, data-rich content into structures which people can easily understand – stories. Her primary clients are scientists, and her unique set of skills – actor, biologist, science journalist – certainly match her to them.…

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