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7 Things You Didn’t Know Steve Jobs Taught You About Ideation

7 Things You Didn’t Know Steve Jobs Taught You About Ideation | Creativity & Decision-Making | Scoop.it

#3 Surround yourself with amazing people. 
 

#6 Understand your customers. "Most of Jobs’ success can be attributed to the fact that he really understood his customer and their values. Jobs and Apple truly owned the idea of “user-friendly”, ensuring ease and efficiency in the lives of their customers. Your customers really don’t care about your product, but they do care about themselves and how your product can makes their life better."

 

 #7 Love what you do. "As Jobs once said, “People with passion can change the world for the better”.

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Emotional Innovation: How to Grow Your Business through Creativity | Executive Street

Emotional Innovation: How to Grow Your Business through Creativity | Executive Street | Creativity & Decision-Making | Scoop.it
Emotional innovation is the turning of our talents inward toward self-articulation, toward personal growth. At the center of emotional innovation is personal artistry. Any one of us can be an artist in the work we do if we approach it creatively. That requires us to think of ourselves as artists, which in turn elevates our standards within our work.

 

Think of the people you know in your life who work what you might consider to be rather mundane jobs, and yet they LOVE what they do and exhibit admirable passion. The Starbucks barista who loves delivering you the perfect cup of coffee with a smile that sets your day off in a positive direction. The health insurance salesman who knows everything about health care reform and loves educating you about it so you can make informed decisions for your employees.

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Artistry At Work: Grounding The Dream | Matthew E. May

Artistry At Work: Grounding The Dream | Matthew E. May | Creativity & Decision-Making | Scoop.it

"Grounded ambition ... is really creativity in motion, and (ironically) a loftier concept than the conventional definition, which in business is almost always related to wealth, influence, or distinction. This new notion allows us to rethink ambition. Ambition is gaining by making, not gaining by getting, and is defined here through a simple mantra:

 

Significant Ideas, Responsible Action.

 

This simple phrase represents and requires the whole of human creative intellect, as each principle plays to the strengths of one of the four mindsets: significance is the domain of the Peacekeeper in each of us; ideas are the domain of the Thoughtstarter in each of us; responsibility is the domain of Taskmaster in each of us; action is the domain of the Playmaker in each of us."

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