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Being unhappy with your creative work

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Being unhappy with your creative work I think this is something anyone who does creative stuff can relate to: not being happy or content with your work. In order for you to hate the work you create –...
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The Heart of Innovation: The Battle of the Two Brains

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Creativity, Innovation, Team Building, Leadership, Brainstorming, Idea Champions
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The Operating Model That Is Eating The World

The Operating Model That Is Eating The World | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
Tesla, the fastest-growing stock in the automotive industry, is run by a software engineer. Amazon has a market cap thre…
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Why Powerful People Just Don't Get Empathy

Why Powerful People Just Don't Get Empathy | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it

If your boss is a jerk, there might be a scientific reason for it. A new study suggests feeling powerful dampens the part of the brain that helps us connect with others.


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Verica Markovic's curator insight, October 2, 2013 1:17 AM

Etude intéressante, mais à nuancer.

Ron McIntyre's curator insight, October 2, 2013 1:52 PM

Not surprising but still needs more exploration by authentic leaders, the key is that one can overpower the tendency to quelsh empathy in their roles. But it is not easy nor is it often truly understood.

Chris Brown's curator insight, October 2, 2013 6:05 PM

"Whether you're with a team at work [or] your family dinner, all of that hinges on how we adapt our behaviors to the behaviors of other people, and power takes a bite out of that ability, which is too bad."

 

A powerful statement.  How can we keep focused on connecting to others so we don't become less empathetic?

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The Power of Community - The Discipline of Innovation

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What to Amanda Palmer and WordCamp have in common? Both are built on powerful communities. There are some lessons for business in this.
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Work Is Broken; Let's Hack It

We instinctively know and feel that work is broken. We keep looking for practical alternatives to get work done in our organizations.
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45 Amazing Social Media Facts of 2013 [Infographic]

45 Amazing Social Media Facts of 2013 [Infographic] | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it

Everyday Social Media numbers are growing, and here are 45 facts in an infographic by Digital Insights.

 

A few of the statistics:

40% of marketers use Google+, 70% desire to learn more and 67% plan to increase Google+ activities 42% update their profile information regularly on LinkedIn Every second 8000 users like some or other photo on Instagram 80% of total Pinterest’s pins are re-pins 4.2 billion people use mobile device to access social media sites 


Via Lauren Moss, Antonios Bouris, Martin (Marty) Smith
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IOANNIS APOSTOLOU's curator insight, September 20, 2013 1:28 PM

One more excellent infographic!

Stephen Van Delinder's curator insight, September 20, 2013 4:19 PM

This pretty much sums it up. 

Bruce McDuffee's curator insight, September 25, 2013 11:30 PM

Interesting stats, but for the business marketer, does it convert to revenue?

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Are some people born creative?

Are some people born creative? | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
David Cox: New research suggests that the extent to which creativity is heritable may be greater than previously thought
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Why Organizations Should Embrace Randomness Like Ant Colonies

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Surprise is information.
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The Real Reason Creative Workers Are Good for the Economy

The Real Reason Creative Workers Are Good for the Economy | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
A new study shows that creative class workers spur innovation, no matter their field.
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So, You Want to Be a Creative Genius? | Management Innovation eXchange

So, You Want to Be a Creative Genius? | Management Innovation eXchange | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
Is everyone creative? Sure they are but in very different ways and to varying degrees. There is a big difference between the folksong you wrote for your college sweetheart and a symphony composed by Beethoven.
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World's biggest ship too big for its own good? - Channel NewsAsia

World's biggest ship too big for its own good? - Channel NewsAsia | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
The world's biggest container ship, owned by shipping company Maersk. made its maiden call in Singapore on Friday as part of its Asia-to-Europe route.
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Web Payments and the World Banking Conference | The Beautiful, Tormented Machine

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The Heart of Innovation: The Real Value of Confusion

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Creativity, Innovation, Team Building, Leadership, Brainstorming, Idea Champions
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Why We're More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work

Why We're More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
You may be hardwired as an introvert or an extrovert. But don't worry there are ways to change how our brains work.
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The New Age Of Disruption

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Old notions of change management no longer work because it is not assets we need to leverage, but networks.


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Jose Carlos Favero's comment, September 26, 2013 11:16 PM
We must also consider gen-c, the new age of knowledge workers who are shaping the future of business. here's an article I wrote regarding gen c http://kminaction.wordpress.com/2013/09/17/the-future-of-km-understanding-c-generation/
Pascale Mousset's comment, September 27, 2013 3:34 AM
Thanks very much for your so good article Jose Carlos Favero about KM management and the C-generation. I scoopIt ;)
Margarida Sá Costa's curator insight, October 21, 2013 11:50 AM

right!

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Finance Versus Innovation – Clay Christensen on the Capitalist’s Dilemma

Finance Versus Innovation – Clay Christensen on the Capitalist’s Dilemma | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
Thinking through the future of business
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How to Create an Innovation Ecosystem - Art Markman - Harvard ...

How to Create an Innovation Ecosystem - Art Markman - Harvard ... | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
Take the endless fascination with Steve Jobs as an innovative leader, or our innate tendency to attribute a discovery to a single inventor. In business, we generally identify good innovators and nurture their ...

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10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People

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Creative people are humble and proud. Creative people tend to be both extroverted and introverted. Creative people are rebellious and conservative...
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Every Leader Needs a Challenger in Chief

Every Leader Needs a Challenger in Chief | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
We are drawn to those who echo what it is we already believe. We get a dopamine rush when we are presented with confirming data similar to what we get when we eat chocolate or fall in love.
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Money can't make you happy: Here's what can

Money can't make you happy: Here's what can | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
The answer to the eternal question, Does money make you happy? is no, according to a new study.
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Laura Rittenhouse’s Candor Analytics

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Inspired by Warren Buffett, a former Lehman analyst figures out that plain-speaking companies have higher performance.
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Candour in communication = authenticity

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