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In defence of cultural appropriation - New Statesman

In defence of cultural appropriation - New Statesman | Diversity | Scoop.it
Our cultures show that we can select who we are and who we want to be – but can they also be misused?
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8 Habits of People Who Always Have Great Ideas

8 Habits of People Who Always Have Great Ideas | Diversity | Scoop.it

Eureka moments are rare. The backstory behind great ideas is often more complex and winding than having an apple fall on your head. But the best part is that creative ideas aren’t reserved for a special group of people; they can come to anyone if you change your mind-set.

"The fact is, almost all of the research in this field shows that anyone with normal intelligence is capable of doing some degree of creative work," Teresa Amabile, professor of business administration at Harvard Business School and author of The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work, told Fast Company in 2004. "Creativity depends on a number of things: experience, including knowledge and technical skills; talent; an ability to think in new ways; and the capacity to push through uncreative dry spells."

Whether they’re coming up with an innovative new product to launch, finding a solution to a universal problem, or picking a cool new place to grab lunch, people who consistently have great ideas have formed habits that help them think. Here are eight simple things those "creative geniuses" do that you can do, too:


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Adele Taylor's curator insight, October 6, 2015 5:46 PM

I think the trick with getting creative is having a good group of people around you.  So one person can start with an idea and it then gets fleshed out by the group to become an action.

Venkatesh Iyer (venkyiyer.com)'s curator insight, October 8, 2015 6:53 AM

"They are open to magic." Yes.

Bettina Thompson's curator insight, October 14, 2015 12:18 PM

Love NEW idea makers!! 'Ping', 'ping', 'ping'!!  Let' do Creative!

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Events in Chilliwack abound to celebrate National Aboriginal Day - Chilliwack Progress

Events in Chilliwack abound to celebrate National Aboriginal Day - Chilliwack Progress | Diversity | Scoop.it
Sunday, June 21, is National Aboriginal Day, to recognize and honour the contributions of aboriginals to Canadian society
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Top 10 Immigrant Countries

The ten countries with greatest number of foreign born residents. 10. Spain 6.5 million immigrants (13.8% of pop) 9. Australia 6.5 million immigrants (27.7%) 8.
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A fighter for immigration, inclusion and diversity

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Ratna Omidvar, head of Ryerson’s Global Diversity Exchange, has spent more than three decades fighting to make sure that Canada is both inclusive and getting the most from its skilled and entrepreneurial immigrants...

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'Never boring' Canada ranked sixth worldwide in Expat Explorer survey - CTV News

'Never boring' Canada ranked sixth worldwide in Expat Explorer survey - CTV News | Diversity | Scoop.it
Canada ranked sixth overall in the 2015 HSBC Expat Explorer survey, but came first when it came to tolerance, and about two thirds (66 per cent) of survey respondents said their quality of life in Canada was better than in their home countries.
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DOWNLOAD PDF Cambodia Culture Smart! the essential guide to customs & culture

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Facebook Interviewing at Least One Minority Candidate for Each Opening

Facebook Interviewing at Least One Minority Candidate for Each Opening | Diversity | Scoop.it
Facebook is reportedly borrowing a concept from the National Football League as part of its efforts to boost diversity in its work force.
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We benefit from diversity - Jackson Clarion Ledger

We benefit from diversity - Jackson Clarion Ledger | Diversity | Scoop.it
Whether in boardrooms, staffs or whatever profession, we can benefit from diversity
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