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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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interview with architect francine houben of mecanoo - designboom | architecture & design magazine

interview with architect francine houben of mecanoo - designboom | architecture & design magazine | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
to celebrate mecanoo's 30 year anniversary, we spoke with founding architect francine houben, who shared exclusive images from the firm's extensive archive.
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Interested in library design and architecture - read this!

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11 New Business Books for a New Economy

11 New Business Books for a New Economy | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
Creating a fair and environmentally sustainable economy is no easy task, nor does it have a certain outcome. It takes vision, commitment, an understanding of how we got into our current state as well as insight into how to get out of it. We’ve rounded up the top 11 new business books exploring economic justice, environmental sustainability, and work in the 21st century in the hopes of moving the new economy forward.
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A summer reading list?

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Can New Work Really Work?

Can New Work Really Work? | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
On a recent Monday morning at 9 a.m., when most of America was heading to the office, a bookish, unassuming, middle-aged man named Blair Evans gave a talk about the work he’s been doing in Detroit. Work that, if manifested in the way he and his team are planning, has the ability to profoundly change Detroit, and the world.
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Hope new work really works.

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Paul Keating’s Creative Nation: a policy document that changed us

Paul Keating’s Creative Nation: a policy document that changed us | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
Today marks 20 years since the publication of Creative Nation. An ambitious and expansive project by Paul Keating’s Labor Government, it was the first Commonwealth cultural policy document in Australia’s…
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Cultural leadership at its best.

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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

 great

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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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Angela Davis: ‘unbroken line of police violence in US back to slavery’

Angela Davis: ‘unbroken line of police violence in US back to slavery’ | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
The activist, feminist and revolutionary explains how the ‘prison industrial complex’ profits from black people, that Barack Obama can’t be blamed for the lack of progress on race, and why Beyoncé is not a terrorist.
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Change is a collective effort.

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Make more Elbow room for the nation's libraries, says Guy Garvey

Make more Elbow room for the nation's libraries, says Guy Garvey | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
Anyone trying to start a music revolution from their local library might ordinarily be told to "shush". But the volume is now being turned up with a two-week BBC 6 Music celebration of the central role that the humble library has played in inspiring a generation of artists.
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More than books...

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Interview with Lidewij Edelkoort - Dabble by Kimberley Seldon

Interview with Lidewij Edelkoort - Dabble by Kimberley Seldon | Creative Aliveness and Leadership | Scoop.it
  DAB:You have forecasted trends for some of the biggest brands on the planet– is there one brand that you are particularly fond of?  One of the most successful products that have come from my forecasts is the Nissan Micra, which I have helped invent since 1987. In 1993 it won Car of the Year …

Via cecile poignant
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Foresight made concrete

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