Serious Play
66.9K views | +0 today
Follow
Serious Play
All about fun, imaginative learning and training.
Curated by Ariana Amorim
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

The Big Lesson of a Little Prince: (Re)capture the Creativity of Childhood

The Big Lesson of a Little Prince: (Re)capture the Creativity of Childhood | Serious Play | Scoop.it
It is the rare person who is able to hold on to the sense of wonderment, of presence, of sheer enjoyment of life and its possibilities that is so apparent in our younger selves.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

3 Easy Exercises to Boost Your Creativity

3 Easy Exercises to Boost Your Creativity | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Creativity often eludes us because we're accustomed to certain norms. "We're highly socialized and have fixed assumptions about what the world looks like," says Barry Staw, an organizational behaviorist at University of California, Berkeley. "You have to try to envision another world."

To do that, Staw suggests a series of exercises, all designed to help you consider a wider range of options as you brainstorm.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

Ten Suggestions for Raising Creative Kids

Ten Suggestions for Raising Creative Kids | Serious Play | Scoop.it
If creativity is important to you, it is surely doubly important to you that your children have creative minds. As their parent (or teacher or caregiver) you can do a lot to ensure your children maintain and grow their creative minds.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

Break Through Creative Blocks with this Unconventional Drawing Technique

Break Through Creative Blocks with this Unconventional Drawing Technique | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Clarity of thought, creative breakthroughs and inner peace whilst having a vacation from your overactive mind? Sound good? You need to sharpen your pencils.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

Expect the Unexpected

Expect the Unexpected | Serious Play | Scoop.it
How to prepare your mind to exploit the chance event. by Michael Michalko in Creative Thinkering

Whenever we attempt to do something and fail, we end up doing something else. As simplistic as this statement may seem, it is the first principle of creative accident. We may ask ourselves why we have failed to do what we intended, and this is the reasonable, expected thing to do. But the creative accident provokes a different question: What have we done? Answering that question in a novel, unexpected way is the essential creative act. It is not luck but creative insight of the highest order.

 

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Ariana Amorim from AttivAzione alla TrasformAzione
Scoop.it!

How Bold Is Your Creative Expression? Guidelines to Find Your Mojo - Huffington Post

How Bold Is Your Creative Expression? Guidelines to Find Your Mojo - Huffington Post | Serious Play | Scoop.it

How Bold Is Your Creative Expression? Guidelines to Find Your MojoHuffington Post"Your security in life depends entirely on your recognition of your divine nature." -- Udel S. Andersen. Look around you.


Via Creativity For Life, Silvia Toffolon
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

Case Studies: Using the arts as a catalyst for transformation | Creativity at Work

Case Studies: Using the arts as a catalyst for transformation | Creativity at Work | Serious Play | Scoop.it
We help organizations accelerate business performance through arts-based learning, design, creativity, and innovation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

The Top Five Sites for Keeping Up With Creativity and Design - Forbes

The Top Five Sites for Keeping Up With Creativity and Design - Forbes | Serious Play | Scoop.it
How do you keep abreast of all the important developments in design and creativity, if you're not a natural born designer? Here are five sites that can help.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

What Children Can Teach Us About Creativity

What Children Can Teach Us About Creativity | Serious Play | Scoop.it
When your creativity is getting low and you need to re-kindle the fire, children may have the solution to ignite that creative spark.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

25 Useful Brainstorming Techniques

25 Useful Brainstorming Techniques | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Caught with a problem you cannot solve? Need new ideas and solutions? The process of brainstorming requires you to think out of the box that is keeping you in the problem.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

Enhancing Creativity in Children Through Teaching, Role Modeling, Fostering Creative Thinking

Enhancing Creativity in Children Through Teaching, Role Modeling, Fostering Creative Thinking | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Fostering Creativity In Children

This topic would fill many books, so this column will remain a reminder for future endeavor.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

Brainstorming Method: Dreamer, Realist, Spoiler - DesignTAXI.com

Brainstorming Method: Dreamer, Realist, Spoiler - DesignTAXI.com | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Brainstorming Method: Dreamer, Realist, Spoiler...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

Creative APP-titude: iPad Multimedia Tools for Creativity

This presentation gives an overview of apps that can be used in the classroom to develop creative learning projects.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

How to tap into your creativity | creative process or what inspires creativity?

How to tap into your creativity | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Serious Play | Scoop.it
I was that kid in kindergarten who drew stick figures for people: circles for heads, dots for the eyes and the nose, half a parenthesis for a smiley mouth and diagonal lines for hair.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Ariana Amorim from All About Coaching
Scoop.it!

Principles of Leonardo Da Vinci

Principles of Leonardo Da Vinci | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Human beings are gifted with an almost unlimited potential for learning and creativity. You can uncover your own hidden abilities, sharpen your senses, and liberate your unique intelligence—by following the principles of Leonardo Da Vinci.

 

1-Curiosita

2-Dimostrazione

3-Sensazione

4-Sfumato

5-Arte/Scienza

6-Corporalita

7-Connessione

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

4 Lessons In Creativity From John Cleese

4 Lessons In Creativity From John Cleese | Serious Play | Scoop.it
There’s a certain generation (or two) that owes its twisted, awkward, scorchingly black sense humor to John Cleese.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

The Beauty of Contradictions

The Beauty of Contradictions | Serious Play | Scoop.it
An exploration of your inner contradictions can lead to the discovery of your truest potential and deepest passions.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

How to Cultivate Creativity: What Science Teaches Us About Freeing the Mind | Write to Done

How to Cultivate Creativity: What Science Teaches Us About Freeing the Mind | Write to Done | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Do you struggle with creativity in your writing?
Have you ever spent hours racking your brain trying to solve a creative problem, with no success?
Do you try to force creative moments through sheer effort?
The science shows this may not be the best approach.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

Innovation Excellence | Do you have an Anti-Creativity Checklist?

Innovation Excellence | Do you have an Anti-Creativity Checklist? | Serious Play | Scoop.it
In order to build a culture capable of encouraging innovation or creativity (or both), you must first do an inventory of the psychology and mental models in play in your organization.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

Creativity/Problem Solving/Critical thinking

Creativity/Problem Solving/Critical thinking | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Creativity/Problem Solving/Critical Thinking
Lesson Plans and Resources

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

Catalyzing Creativity: 7 Playful Activity Books for Grown-Ups

Catalyzing Creativity: 7 Playful Activity Books for Grown-Ups | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Greenlighting mess-making, 101 ways to astonish yourself, and how to flowchart your way to happiness.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

Killing Creativity: Why Kids Draw Pictures of Monsters & Adults Don't | Moments of Genius | Big Think

Killing Creativity: Why Kids Draw Pictures of Monsters & Adults Don't | Moments of Genius | Big Think | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Again, it’s often beneficial to approach life with an adult mindset – you probably don’t want to get too creative with your taxes – but when it comes to using your imagination, thinking of oneself as a child facilitates more original thinking.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

A Crash Course In Creative Breakthroughs

A Crash Course In Creative Breakthroughs | Serious Play | Scoop.it
As director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, "InGenius" author Tina Seelig has devoted herself to shaping--and sometimes breaking--entrepreneurs' ways of thinking.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ariana Amorim
Scoop.it!

Taking Action: 8 Ways to Classify Ideas | Idea Sandbox Brainstorming

Taking Action: 8 Ways to Classify Ideas | Idea Sandbox Brainstorming | Serious Play | Scoop.it

A fair amount of writing about brainstorming emphasizes not judging ideas too soon. A plethora of criticism about brainstorming argues it isn’t critical enough. No matter how you think-up ideas, eventually they must prove themselves worthy of helping you meet your objectives.

A great way to evaluate your ideas is by categorizing them into what Edward de Bono in his book Serious Creativity: Using the Power of Lateral Thinking to Create New Ideas calls ”End Categories.”

more...
No comment yet.