Creativity 2011 – Week #41

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Are Introverts Better At Fostering Innovation? – Introverts tend to be responsive rather than reactive, avoiding costly mistakes and giving employees the confidence they need to be creative.

5 Ways To Kill A Brainstorming Session – As brainstorming has become customary, has it also lost its sparkle, and value, for your company? Here’s where you may have gone wrong, and what to avoid in the future.

7 Types Of Creative Block & What To Do About Them – When you rely on your creativity to pay the bills and build your reputation, you can’t afford to be short of ideas or the energy to put them into action.

A Message To Those Who Believe They Are Not Creative  – Saying you aren’t creative is like saying you aren’t human. Sorry to blow your cover, but you’re hiding something great about yourself.

Marissa Mayer: Idea Connector – Companies need formalized processes for people with ideas to get to people with the influence to move on them. Google VP Marissa Mayer discusses her role as Idea Connector at Google.

About the Author

Harry Hoover
Harry Hoover is a partner in My Creative Team, the agency that makes Fortune 1000 clients look good. His communications career spans 35 years and runs the gamut from print and broadcast journalism, government and corporate communications to advertising and public relations agencies. He is the author of Born Creative: Free Your Mind, Free Yourself and Moving to Charlotte: The Un-Tourist Guide.

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