SIMON SINEK- LOVE YOUR WORK

Simon Sinek- He is so my leadership crush right now.  The man was brilliant in his TED talk about “Why”.  Now he comes right back at you with this talk he gave to the Creativ Mornings crew. Here he addresses why we (companies, the boss, coworkers, etc.) need to support people better.  If “we” create a supportive, trusting environment it will be…

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ALEC ROSS: GLOBAL REBELLION

I think this talk can be summed up in his one quote from Mrs. Hillary Clinton.  “If you aren’t taking incoming fire, you are bombing the wrong target.” Alec does a great job showing us how important rebellion (deviant thinking) is and how important having a good plan after a rebellion is.  Makes me think, what is my plan?

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Why Truly Innovative Science Demands A Leap Into The Unknow

“To discover something truly new new at least one of your basic assumptions has to change”- Uri Alon That is what I am talking about- you have to have a deviant thought! Uri Alon does a great job giving us a vocabulary for that super fuzzy, super uncomfortable spot that makes you want to run for the door before the…

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THE HAPPINESS ADVANTAGE: LINKING POSITIVE BRAINS TO PERFORMANCE

I think I am in love.  Positivity and acceptance of deviant. (Plus he is pretty cute) Okay,  not just acceptance but celebration and interest in the Deviants! My favorite quote, “Normal, is merely average…If we study what is merely average will remain average.”  Who wants that?? Let’s strive to be different and really shake things up for ourselves and the…

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TAKING IMAGINATION SERIOUSLY

You know those days when what you had planned just goes to hell in a hand basket. Those days can really throw you off. Janet Echleman had one of those days when she showed up in India to paint for an exhibition, and the paints didn’t make it. Janet Echelman takes just 10 minutes to share with us her creative journey…

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HOW GREAT LEADERS INSPIRE ACTION

 If you don’t have a clue WHY you are doing something, nothing matters. The why behind what you do is a vital part of creativity. The only way to be secure in your creativity is to understand why you are doing what you are doing. Enjoy this classic TED talk.

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