Dr. Roger Firestien’s Blog: Innovation Espresso®
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Change is the catalyst for innovation. In Why innovate? When the rules change, creativity is king, we’ll explore the critical role of creative thinking when faced with unprecedented change.
Sometimes what we think is the problem is NOT the problem. A suspended eighth-grade student, Crystal, was able to return to school after her tutor realized that her attitude was not the problem, she just didn’t know how to ask for help.
Spoiler alert: You may be wearing a pair! What do you do when you run out of ideas and you need a breakthrough?
In this lesson find out how redefining the problem led to a breakthrough that has saved countless numbers of people from dying of heart attacks.
The First Instinct Fallacy means going with your first impression of what you think is correct because your first instinct is the best.
You have certainly heard the phrase, “Think outside the box.”, but here is a new phrase to try on: “Think outside the biological.” Find out what I mean, and why it is SO IMPORTANT when you’re trying to solve a problem.
I recently realized that the last that you folks heard from me was in May. Time flies! Here’s a peek at what I’ve been working on.
The answer to “How do you move people from a one-off creative team meeting to internalizing principles of creativity in your work and life?”
Don’t be afraid of the open space. Don’t worry about being bored. When you are bored, your imagination kicks in, and your brain goes to a creative place.
What do stampeding cows, waffle irons, tractors, heart doctors, farmers, flying drones, and pacemakers have in common? They are all featured in my new video courses published through the OpenSesame learning platform!
Working with an actual client on a real problem, I’ll guide you through the entire Creative Problem-Solving process, from identifying an initial goal to developing specific action plans.
I’m offering a full online course on facilitating the Creative Problem-Solving process and it is FREE!
This coronavirus pandemic has shown us what I’ve been telling people for 40 years: we are ALL creative and we all create in different and valuable ways.
Throughout her life, Mom has been a doer, a mover, and a changemaker in the lives of those around her. See what she’s doing during this COVID-19 pandemic.
I want to take you on an eight-minute vacation to one of my favorite places, the farm.
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