THE WORLD WON’T CHANGE AND IT IS YOUR FAULT

THE WORLD WON’T CHANGE AND IT IS YOUR FAULT
THE WORLD WON’T CHANGE AND IT IS YOUR FAULT
Why won’t the world change? Simple. We don’t ask it to. We see problems and…

Why won’t the world change? Simple. We don’t ask it to. We see problems and we are quiet. We don’t question enough. We walk through life accepting what is handed to us. All world changes stared with a question. Is this right? Is this fair? Is this the way it should be? Is there something more? When we ask out…

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Deviant Thinkers Are Priceless

What happens when a Deviant Thinker joins the group? For many people, the thought of a Deviant Thinker joining their committee, is the equivalent of someone scraping their nails across a chalk board. Deviant Thinking creates disharmony within a group. But the question is: "Is disharmony bad?" According to Charlan J. Nemeth & Jack Goncalo there is great value in…

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3 Strategies for Being Creative and Healthy

by Jennifer Thompson, ambassador for Deviant Thinking Why are we afraid of being creative? When a teen is asked what they want to be, adults hope for answers like engineer, doctor, or businessman. We cringe when they say artist, designer, or writer. Why do we assume they are doomed to a life of despair? Why do we assume that using your creativity will…

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Is your current perspective limiting you?

Is Your Current Perspective Limiting You?
Is your current perspective limiting you?
by Jennifer Thompson, ambassador for Deviant Thinking Today I am in NYC, and my perspective on…

by Jennifer Thompson, ambassador for Deviant Thinking Today I am in NYC, and my perspective on the world had definitely changed.  It is 45 Degrees, a brisk yet sunny morning in NYC .  Which to many of your reading this, you would think how awful!  Brrrrrr that is cold.  Well, my perspective is very different.  Just a week ago in Minneapolis…

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Why Don’t We Think We Are Creative?

by Jennifer Thompson, ambassador for Deviant Thinking Did you know that art and creativity are two different things? People currently are mistaking art for creativity.  One, art, contains an often physical skill set, while the other, creativity, requires the mind to allow its self to be free to think new thoughts. It is the fear of the physical skill set that…

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5 Ways to Stop Killing Innovation

by Jennifer Thompson, ambassador for Deviant Thinking Corporations are killing innovation. The ironic thing about this is that the very systems that they have set up to capture and encourage innovation is what is killing it.  Companies have set up innovation teams, as if only those folks can have innovative ideas.  They have created brain storming sessions, as if you can…

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Finding the time to be Deviant

by Jennifer Thompson, ambassador for Deviant Thinking How often do we say we wish we had the time to be more creative?  I know for my team this is something that we say everyday.  We are often so busy with the doing of design that we can't get to the being of design.  This video shows the power of time to…

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What’s your Genius?

by Jennifer Thompson, ambassador for Deviant Thinking What I love about the world is everyone's unique gifts!  Everyone brings something to the table that is differentiated from each other. We bring something that world needs.  If it wasn't needed we wouldn't be here. We are all weird in a wonderful way.  We are born to creative.  What we create is found…

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WHY I HATE POST-IT NOTES

by Jennifer Thompson, ambassador for Deviant Thinking Yet again we were invited to a large divisional meeting to discuss how we could recreate our design process for our team.The team gather around, all 200 of us, for a brainstorming session to gather the data that would move us forward for the next year. The facilitators were well trained in design thinking.…

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