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Think big, be free, have sex … 10 reasons to be an existentialist

Think big, be free, have sex … 10 reasons to be an existentialist | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
The existentialists asked the essential questions – and still have much to offer us today. So don your turtleneck and make like Sartre and De Beauvoir
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De Beauvoir - Happy IWD!
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Travelling Back In Time: 15 Pictures Of Medieval Tallinn

Travelling Back In Time: 15 Pictures Of Medieval Tallinn | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
Is it realistic to find authentic medieval feeling nowadays? These fabulous pictures provide secret views of one of the best preserved medieval old towns in Europe, Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. Tallinn was first mentioned in 1154 by the name Qlwn. Nowadays it is one of the Europe's best kept secrets.
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Gorgeous Tallinn in winter.

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To address income inequality, start with libraries

To address income inequality, start with libraries | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
The city's additional investment this year has already paid off in myriad ways, according to a librarian in one of Brooklyn's poorest and most dangerous neighborhoods
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Libraries can do a lot with $20,000

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Juhani Pallasmaa on Humane Cities, Monumental Architecture, and the Architect's Role in Society

Juhani Pallasmaa on Humane Cities, Monumental Architecture, and the Architect's Role in Society | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
The Finnish architect and international thought leader muses on cities, the impulse to construct, and the poetry of buildings.
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Developing a Participatory Approach to Fostering Creativity Through Education

Developing a Participatory Approach to Fostering Creativity Through Education | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
Rather than attempt to develop educational structures that increase individual student creativity… it is more important to pursue an understanding of the unique learning that accrues to young people when they participate in the development of group-generated creative ideas.
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How data can inspire creativity

How data can inspire creativity | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
Too often, data is viewed skeptically by artists and designers. Putting aside the many culprits for this—the segregation of art education from science and math, to name one—this skepticism is marked by what seems like perfectly reasonable logic
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Worth reading.

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Delighting in the possible | McKinsey & Company

Delighting in the possible | McKinsey & Company | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
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Good questions, thoughtful analysis.

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Civic Crowdfunding and the Public Good

Civic Crowdfunding and the Public Good | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
A successful crowdfunding campaign led to government support for the Luchtsingel pedestrian bridge in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. (Cameron R. Nielson via Wired UK)
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Useful.

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How To Design Great Workshops

How To Design Great Workshops | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
As a tiny globally distributed company, we use a lot of tools to
collaborate, but sometimes it just makes a lot more sense to get together
in person. In our last post we described how the entire Strategyzer team
gathered for a company retreat in Tunisia to work on alignment. This post
outlines the guidelines we used to design a productive workshop.
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For sound learning approaches, you can't beat the Stategyzer team.

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Beyond-Access-e-government-infographic.jpg (JPEG Image, 2480 × 3508 pixels) - Scaled (20%)

Beyond-Access-e-government-infographic.jpg (JPEG Image, 2480 × 3508 pixels) - Scaled (20%) | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it

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Great message, great infographic.

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The Future of Libraries Has Little to Do with Books

The Future of Libraries Has Little to Do with Books | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
Will 2015 be the year that the public library makes a comeback?
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Already making a comeback everywhere around the world.

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‘We need permanent revolution’: Thomas Piketty, 2014’s most influential thinker

‘We need permanent revolution’: Thomas Piketty, 2014’s most influential thinker | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
The French economist tells Owen Jones about his extraordinary year – including his sudden rise to stardom and his battles to defends his ideas
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Thinker of the Year

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Kids should code: why 'computational thinking' needs to be taught in schools | Jim Chalmers and Tim Watts

Kids should code: why 'computational thinking' needs to be taught in schools | Jim Chalmers and Tim Watts | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
Unchecked, automation will destroy many skilled jobs and push people into insecure, unskilled work. The winners will be those who learn how to code
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Estonia leads the way

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Philosopher Roman Krznaric: 'we are in more urgent need of empathy than ever before'

Philosopher Roman Krznaric: 'we are in more urgent need of empathy than ever before' | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
Australian philosopher says by first stepping outside yourself, virtue and action follow, and that workplace wellness has replaced work-life balance
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Love the artwork, too.

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Estonia: Between East, West and the World

Estonia: Between East, West and the World | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
A year after Estonia's innovative e-Residency program began, what's the underlying motivations behind Estonia's embrace of the digital present.
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Small is enough for Estonia

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Could you be a creative consultant?

Could you be a creative consultant? | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
As creativity becomes capital, paving a career as a creative consultant may help you harness your arts and humanities based skills to sustain a fulfilling profession.
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In defence of the creative generalist..

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Shelf life: how libraries are building social cohesion

Shelf life: how libraries are building social cohesion | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
If books are all but dead, why has the City of Melbourne built three new libraries in the past three years, with a fourth one in the pipeline? These have been big investments.
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Big investment, big return

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Enterprising Libraries: A blueprint for delivering economic growth in UK cities - Innovation and enterprise blog

Enterprising Libraries: A blueprint for delivering economic growth in UK cities - Innovation and enterprise blog | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
Last night the city library staff, stakeholders and entrepreneurs from across the country gathered at the British Library to celebrate the launch of an independent economic impact study on the Enterprising Libraries project.
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The Problem with Human Resources

The Problem with Human Resources | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
The term human resources is paradoxical at best. Our profit-focused paradigm is facing a crisis, because management tends to focus on the resource, not on the human.
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Have always thought 'human resources' was a sham.

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CUCULA | Refugees Company for Crafts and Design

Inspirational.

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Inspirational.

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9 Things Leaders Must Do To Create A Transformation

9 Things Leaders Must Do To Create A Transformation | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
By Supriya Desai Many high performing senior managers, leaders and executives find themselves at some point in their careers faced with the challenge of leading a strategically critical, highly visible transformation program. The company needs to move in a new direction, a start-up must professionalize, product and service innovations must be [...]
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Transformation or demise.

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Buzzwords and the differences between art and ‘creativity’

Buzzwords and the differences between art and ‘creativity’ | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
'‘Creativity’ is the new buzz-word in arts funding, sponsorship and administration, as well as in other spheres of government, business, education, training and personal development.A recent piece on ArtsHub entitled ‘How to Have Creative Conversations’ tells us how to ‘spark creativity and collaboration’ (another buzz-word), citing a study by ‘the Social Psychological and Personality Science (SAGE)’ alongside ‘author and…
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Creativity - more than a word.

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Are You An Introvert Or An Extrovert? What It Means For Your Career

Are You An Introvert Or An Extrovert? What It Means For Your Career | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it

GooExtroverts are outgoing and introverts are shy, right? Not exactly. Truly understanding each personality typeand which one you arecan help you manage...

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Things aren't always what they seem.

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Everyone On the Internet Needs to Read 'The People's Platform': An Interview With Astra Taylor

Everyone On the Internet Needs to Read 'The People's Platform': An Interview With Astra Taylor | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
Do you use the Internet? Then you have to read Astra Taylor's The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age, one of the most important books of the year. In it, Taylor (a ...
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Stay critical.

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"They thought I was a troublemaker" says Zaha Hadid

"They thought I was a troublemaker" says Zaha Hadid | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
Zaha Hadid was in a garrulous mood in Miami earlier this month, discussing the lack of women in architecture and her "untraditional" education.
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A woman who has never lacked confidence.

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