Presentation on theme: "Managing Stress 8E Principles and Strategies for Health and Well-Being Brian Luke Seaward, Ph.D. Unless otherwise noted, all images were supplied by Brian."— Presentation transcript:
“Make it a practice to keep on the lookout for novel and interesting ideas that others have used successfully. Your idea only has to be original in its adaptation to the problem you are working on.” — Thomas Alva Edison
Roadblocks to creativity typically involve fear-based, ego-produced thoughts that inhibit the creative problem-solving process from ever getting off the ground.
Von Oech’s Roadblocks 1. The Right Answer 2. I’m Not Creative 3. Don’t Be Foolish 4. To Err Is Wrong
Von Oech’s Roadblocks 1. The Right Answer 2. I’m Not Creative 3. Don’t Be Foolish 4. To Err Is Wrong VanGundy’s Roadblocks 1. Perceptual Roadblocks 2. Emotional Roadblocks 3. Intellectual Roadblocks 4. Cultural Roadblocks 5. Environmental Roadblocks
“Because knowledge is available on every Internet-connected device, what you know matters far less than what you can do with what you know. The capacity to innovate—the capacity to solve problems creatively or bring new possibilities to life, and skills like critical thinking, communication and collaboration are far more important than academic knowledge.” — Thomas Friedman, NY Times Columnist
Creativity in the 21st Century Job Market Essential questions to ask yourself for today’s job market:
Creativity in the 21st Century Job Market Essential questions to ask yourself for today’s job market: 1. What is your passion? 2. What are your resources? 3. How can you turn your passion into a viable product? 4. How can you use your networking skills to promote yourself? 5. How can you invent (or reinvent) yourself How can you make yourself relevant in the world you live in?