All creation is co-creation. Heard at #sxsw and illustrated by @gapingvoid Many have this idea of the true innovator toiling alone. But this is not true. The reality is that the best creative is not made in a vacuum. Creation of anything is always a collaborative process, regardless of how it seems from afar. Everything is derivative, no matter how original you think your thought is. So, when looking for true innovation remember that whatever you may have developed working alone, it could be made much richer by working with others.
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"The great thing about the modern world -- and the Internet is both an instrument and a metaphor for it -- is that everybody’s connected and everything is connected. It’s like I said if you look at this precipitous drop in life expectancy among white high-school dropouts, there are clear medical reasons for it but there are also psychological and social reasons that have reinforced it. And if you look at what’s working where the places that are growing economically in America, places that are doing best around the world, you have these creative networks of cooperation." Bill Clinton, referring to the ideas in Steven Johnson's "Future Perfect."
Amid all the talk about content, content marketing, and a host of hybridized new media and journalistic disciplines, it's funny that pundits rarely, if ever, talk about stories themselves or storytelling as a layered discipline in and of itself.
By David Slocum One of the great assets of any global academic or training program is the national, regional, social or economic diversity of its participants. In its still relatively young EMBA program alone, the Berlin School of Creative Leadership has enrolled participants from over 50 countries. At the most basic level, that [...]
Huffington Post (blog) Encuentro: A Space for Artistic Collaboration and Experimentation Huffington Post (blog) Also, there were daily teach-ins on topics such as cities, digital and environmental art, fiestas and carnivals, as well as urban...
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