Cultivating Creativity

I was looking over some of my past pins (probably for some recipe or something) and got distracted by my board “Entrepreneurship”. What did I put on this? Well among a bunch of pins of creative business cards, I found this gem – an e-book about how you can create an environment that encourages creativity rather than solving issues without thinking.

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This is inspiring to me as an innovator, maker, and educator since I am always striving for creative solutions to problems. This book really looks at the obstacles to finding those solutions and how you can go about avoiding them.

“Today,” says Tony Wagner, an education specialist at Harvard, “the capacity to innovate – the ability to solve problems creatively or bring new possibilites to life – and skills like critical thinking, communication, and collaboration are far more important than academic knowledge”.

Read the whole e-book here.

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