Monthly Archives: September 2008

Creativity: The Other Global Crisis

Perhaps one of the most eloquent and engaging speakers I have heard is Sir Ken Robinson.  he has this style which instantly puts one at ease whilst totally drawing us in to what he has to say.  If you want an … Continue reading

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Success in Failure; Humility in Leadership

Whilst hopping around the Internet recently I came across a great article on The London Business Forum website from an interview with Sir Richard Branson.  As I read it, I was struck by an individual who is totally passionate about … Continue reading

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How Creative is Creative?

I often get into discussions about creativity and I’m amazed how few understand what the word means. Most seem to apply the term creative to a strange breed of artistic misfits, ‘the creatives‘ who don’t really fit in but are … Continue reading

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To Read Dots or Not Read Dots: Is That The Question?

And now for something completely different … I heard an interesting comment the other day (and not for the first time). Two friends were discussing music with a couple of other people; the exact subject matter I do not know, … Continue reading

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Why Do we Teach Science?

Today’s entry is a bit of a departure from my normal creative focus.  Yes, I am actually looking at logico-deductive reasoning and how it (or to be more accurate, lack of it) relates to our current science curriculum and examination … Continue reading

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