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#Trends. The MBTI creativity test. How does your creativity measure up?

by John Fountain How would you feel about taking a personality test when applying for a job? Well in the US this kind of procedure is quite commonplace. In fact it is estimated that over 90% of organisations use some sort of psychometric testing as...

Posted by: Creativepool
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January is International Creativity Month

If you’re ready for a boost to your creativity then you’re in luck, because January is International Creativity Month. Created by Randall Munson, the purpose of International Creativity Month is to find time to explore creative ways to...

Posted by: Mind Doodle
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Philosophical dialogues exploring the cultural creativity of the brain

Creativity is multi-faceted and has many guises. Contrary to conventional belief, it is not only the realm of artists - we all need it in everyday life whether it's at work, figuring out how to frame the perfect pitch, or at home, cooking a...

Posted by: Jugular:Joining The Head and the Heart
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Can creativity be taught or is it something we are born with?

Creativity has got to be one of the most important skills in the world today. Take a look at any recruitment ad in the corporate world and you’ll see how much the skill is in demand. Right now all kinds of companies are looking for...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Leaders

When it comes to creativity, is it Game Over for Humans?

My fingers feel the smooth plastic on the keyboard as I type this sentence. I hear the rhythmic clatter of the keys. I know I am human. But how do you know? The words you’re reading right now could have been generated by a machine....

Posted by: Richard Holman
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Leaders

Creativity: it’s what makes us human

What really makes us human? Love? Fear? An ability to turn every conversation into a discussion about the weather? According to Agustin Fuentes, an anthropologist and Professor from the University of Notre Dame, the answer is creativity and...

Posted by: ifour
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Features

The ‘cookie-less future’ is a big opportunity for creativity

To date, discussions about the ‘cookieless future’ have mostly looked at the issue from a technology and data perspective. The decision by the world’s major web browsers to no longer support third-party cookies - including...

Posted by: Dentsu Creative UK
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Features

Are monopolies destroying creativity? #HotTake

When news broke yesterday of Microsoft’s staggering bid to buy Activision Blizzard for a shade over £50 billion, three thoughts immediately ran through my head. Awesome, more games for me to enjoy on Game Pass. Wait a minute, isn’t...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

Do Schools Kill Creativity? In celebration of the late Sir Ken Robinson

In the short weeks between my interview with Creativepool and its subsequent publication, a man I’d often described as a hero passed away. The death of Sir Ken Robinson, eminent educationalist and academic, was slow to be picked up on by the...

Posted by: Heather Golding
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Advertising & Creativity in a Time of a Crisis

Pandemic. Lockdown. Quarantine. All concepts which most of us could have reasonably hoped we would never experience. And yet here we are entering another week of Zoom calls, home schooling, and … is it too early to have a glass of wine...

Posted by: Richard Holman
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Workshop

How Much Creativity You Should Put Into Your Writing Job

Not everyone is born with a natural knack for writing and those who know they have what it takes often find themselves at odds with what they are able to produce, versus what their employer wants. In many cases, the writer’s creative mind...

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Does London help or hinder creativity?

I am writing this blog on a train on the way back to the Big Smoke following a few days mini-break in Cornwall, Mevagissey to be exact. As usual I have found the green hues, sea air and laid-back friendly locals a tonic to my tattered nerves and eye...

Posted by: Jessica Hazel
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Features

Clay Marzo. Creativity in a 6ft wall of water.

When it comes to surfing, Clay Marzo is unique. He has revolutionised the sport and taken it to a whole new level. In fact, he has pioneered moves so original and complex, that other surfers simply look on in wonder. The "Marzo Reverse" is one such...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Inspiration

Does London Stifle Creativity?

Sunday night often sees me sitting at my laptop trying to rustle up some inspiration for my weekly blog post. Sometimes inspiration comes easily - trying my luck (successfully) at getting an interview with Ben Eine last week was a no-brainer, given...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Leaders

Join us to support sculptural legacy, creativity and art education!

The Artist Boss project looks at the impact that working as a studio assistant for Anthony Caro has had on several generations of British artists. This year sees the release of a book of interviews with Caro and his former assistants, exhibitions...

Posted by: Bath Spa University
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Leaders

Should Creative Directors be on the Board?

Creativity is typically viewed as a softer skill. Consequently, it’s rarely valued in business as much as it ought to be. When budgets are planned and operations strategised, finance and technology are favoured, with creative roles habitually...

Posted by: Dawn Creative
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STOP THINKING!

This article is 2238 words. If you don't expect to zone out for at least 40% of them, I want you to stop reading now because you are probably not in a creative field, so this is not meant for you. Ironically, this article is for the few who have...

Posted by: Matt Batten
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Leaders

Time to unleash the latent Creative Superpowers in your teams

We are about to enter an Age of Creativity; successful Leadership will be about creating cultures that encourage creativity and help employees unlock the four creative superpowers of Maker, Hacker, Teacher and Thief. As technology continues to...

Posted by: Daniele Fiandaca
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Leaders

Will Designers Dream of Electric Sheep?

I’m baking bread. You should too. It’s fun. Creative. Somehow messy. I personally don’t follow a recipe; it’s a pretty straight-forward process. Below is a standard recipe:(1) Dissolve yeast in warm water in a large bowl. Add the sugar, 1...

Posted by: Andrea
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Leaders

Entries For Kancil Awards 2017 Now Open (UPDATED)

Entry submissions for the Kancil Awards 2017 is now open, including for the first time in 20 years, social media-based entries. The Kancil Awards, which was traditionally held in the last quarter of the year, will from this year be a permanent...

Posted by: Kancil Awards 2017
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Leaders

The Elephant In The Conference Room

Overcoming Confirmation Bias To Improve Business Outcomes Of all the cognitive biases that affect business, confirmation bias might be the most insidious. It’s a challenge for many companies that can negatively impact performance. Smart...

Posted by: Lysle Wickersham
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Inspiration

Discussing the value of deadlines with illustrator Derek Bacon

Some people thrive under deadlines, others just can't handle the pressure. But if you are a freelance illustrator and 3D artist, deadlines are pretty much part of your daily routine. Derek Bacon appreciates the value of deadlines. He believes that,...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

A.I. Will Save Us.

I am not a robot. Just to be clear before we start- I can spot lampposts in any picture. It’s getting harder to tell though isn’t it and the march of the robots that AI has caused has sent creatives running into the streets in a Black Monday,...

Posted by: Tony Pipes
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7 books every creative professional should have on their shelf

There’s nothing like a good book to freshen up on your skills and learn something new to improve your career. Fortunately, there are thousands of interesting books, tomes and volumes out there that can be of inspiration to any creative...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

The structured approach to chaos 

Despite common perception, organisation and creativity don’t have to be mutually exclusive. But in creative agencies – where teams juggle multiple clients with constantly changing demands – forward planning and prioritisation can seem...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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CREATIVE MANIFESTO

Creativity is associated with the arts. We think of designers or architects and presume that they’re creatively blessed. But the teachers, nurses, chefs and lawyers? Nah. It’s a perceived wisdom emphasised by education - take the...

Posted by: Maksimilian Kallhed
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Industry

CS Mini Cannes - 19th July 2017

We are back for our annual round up of everything Cannes Lions. #CSminicannes hits the London stage with an inspiring selection of talks and panels from key creative leaders to give you the low down on what everyone was buzzing about at this year’s...

Posted by: Creative Social
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Workshop

What do you do when you're not feeling creative?

It’s been a heck of a few weeks. Actually, make that a heck of a few months. Why? Because I’ve been revamping my home and it’s taking up every waking hour of my time. It all started off more Kevin McCloud - a la Grand Designs. We...

Posted by: Ashley Morrison
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Leaders

Sir John Hegarty says modern advertising is 'sh*t'. Is he right?

“If you look at the UK, we are suffering because we are not putting the time into the idea and there’s empirical evidence to say that the quality of our output has gone down. It’s not my opinion. Empirical evidence from the audience...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Leaders

Yes we Cannes! What's happening at the festival today?

Have you ever been to Cannes? Not on a cycling holiday, but the festival? No, not the movie festival - the creativity festival, The Lions? Ever been to that? Me neither - but I do find myself reading about it every year; largely because the industry...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Industry

Business for a better world.

Harnessing the Power of Business for a Better World: The Intersection of Profit, Purpose, and ESG There is a growing realisation that businesses must do more than simply generate profits. They must also serve as a force for good and contribute to...

Posted by: We Are Tilt
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Inspiration

Get Lost - How a good wander can often lead to wonder

Last week, I was out and about in the countryside- and as a city boy, I was using my phone as a sat nav, as I think we all do. I had a destination, we got there, we enjoyed it. Whilst there, my phone ran out of power, (as it seems to do ever more...

Posted by: Tony Pipes

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