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7 Ways to Destroy Productivity - Lifehack

7 Ways to Destroy Productivity - Lifehack | Curious thinking | Scoop.it
Whether you want to learn to decrease productivity to spite your boss or you need to learn what habits to avoid, this infographic is sure to help.

Via Jess Chalmers
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Oh, my goodness this is me! Heeeelp!!!!

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Sand Art by Ilana Yahav - SandFantasy - "Sometimes dreams do come true"

Sand Art by Ilana Yahav - SandFantasy "Sometimes dreams do come true..." One day he will appear, real as life, bringing you your every wish... Music composin...
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Had the opportunity to work with a sand artist in a conference in Amsterdam a number of years ago. Brilliant storytelling technique.

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ATTRACTION (SHADOW THEATRE GROUP) ON BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT 2013

Attraction are a Hungarian theatre group, with a unique act of creating pictures with shadows of their bodies. Hear we see them performing to the track "Read... (Amazing talent and creativity that stirs emotions...
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Oh, my God if this doesn't bring on the waterworks you are made of stone. Storytelling of the highest order - using shadows.  Imagine this at your next corporate event telling your brand story. Wow!  Anything like this in Australia?

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7 Simple Ways To Increase Your Creativity | Seven Sentences

7 Simple Ways To Increase Your Creativity | Seven Sentences | Curious thinking | Scoop.it
Creativity leaks, it's important to keep your tank full and to not let it run dry. Read seven ways to stay creative right here.
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Seven of the best!

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The case against grades: They lower self-esteem, discourage creativity, and reinforce the class divide.

The case against grades: They lower self-esteem, discourage creativity, and reinforce the class divide. | Curious thinking | Scoop.it
Grades are poison: “@TechWraith: "They lower self-esteem, discourage creativity, and reinforce the class divide." - http://t.co/1zYGaxvhyo”;
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Read with Sir Ken's work and prove my point. Dickensian education system not in step with reality. 

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Battelle for Kids - BFK Blog - Rethinking Student Learning in the 21st Century

Battelle for Kids - BFK Blog - Rethinking Student Learning in the 21st Century | Curious thinking | Scoop.it
There is an oft told story about an art teacher inquiring of a small girl what she was drawing on ...
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Love a good circle diagram don't you?

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The Educator | Think Quarterly by Google

The Educator | Think Quarterly by Google | Curious thinking | Scoop.it
Sir Ken Robinson has spent his life grappling with the fundamental question: what is creativity? Here, he offers Think Quarterly vital insights into the answer.
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Sir Ken nails it! Check out some of his previous TED speeches. We are edcuating our children for jobs that won't exist when they leave. The education system hasn't moved that far from the 19th century. Only recently has thinking been on the syllabus here in Victoria, Australia thanks to the work of people like Michael Hewitt-Gleeson. Rote learning is so 2oth century.

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THINKing » Top 21 Creativity Quotes

THINKing » Top 21 Creativity Quotes | Curious thinking | Scoop.it
We're big fans of quotes on the subject of creativity, inspiration and imagination. So, we thought we'd provide you a list of our favorites for those times when your inspiration level is a little d...

Via MyCreativeTeam
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Who isn't a sucker for a good quote on creativity?  I am.

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DEBOIS's curator insight, May 6, 2013 2:16 PM

21 citations, auxquelles je rajoute mes 2 préférées:

"Il faut toujours avoir deux idées : l'une pour tuer l'autre", de Georges Braque

et "Rien n'est plus dangereux qu'une idée, quand on n'a qu'une idée", du philosophe Alain

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Pilobolus Dance Theatre "Shadowland"

Traumwelten im Schattenreich wetten dass vom 30.4.2011
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Explore your shadow side. Brilliant technique.  Some of the other creative physical dance stuff these guys do is amazing.  Just enjoy.

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Your Ultimate Weapon

Your Ultimate Weapon | Curious thinking | Scoop.it
What is your ultimate weapon? - ShindanMaker (en) (John's ultimate weapon is called the Crimson Rolling Pin of Creativity.
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This is a fun bit of nonsnese you put in your name and it randomnly generates a weapon for you. Funny.

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Creativity requires TIME

Shows how something extraordinary can be achieved, provided we have some more time.
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The fact that the children given only 10 secs to be creative came up with the same limited creative response is a bit like expecting creative teams in the creative on demand world to come up with breakthrough thinking.  "You can't hurry love", so the song goes. Well, how about, "You can't hurry breakthrough ideas." Sorry, doesn't scan but ......"

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15 Famous Quotes on Creativity

15 Famous Quotes on Creativity | Curious thinking | Scoop.it
    The Sifter spent last night poring over hundreds of famous and inspirational quotes on creativity. Below is a collection of our 15 favourites. Let us know which ones resonate with you...

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Who doesn't like to climb on the back of a famous quote to take a spekky! For not AFL fans a spekky is a catch (mark) of a football after jumping and propelling oneself off the back of another player.

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5 Timeless Books of Insight on Fear and the Creative Process

5 Timeless Books of Insight on Fear and the Creative Process | Curious thinking | Scoop.it
From Monet to Tiger Woods, or why creating rituals and breaking routines don't have to be conflicting notions.

"Creativity is like chasin (Probably time to read these and get things going!
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Add to these books anything by Michael Michalko (Thinkertoys) and Todd Henry (Accidental Creative). And, as de Bono says, "change your point of view."

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