Columnists

  • 99U by Bēhance

    For too long, the creative world has focused on idea generation at the expense of idea execution. As the legendary inventor Thomas Edison famously said, "Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99%...
  • Catharine Alvarez

    Catharine Alvarez, PhD studied applied mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley. She is currently home schooling her two children while independently studying psychology and...
  • Kate Arms-Roberts

    Kate Arms-Roberts is a creativity coach, theatre artist, writer, and explorer of new artistic media. She is on a mission to bring beauty and meaning to the world, grounded in an Ethic of...
  • Mark A. Smith Ph.D.

    Mark A. Smith (IQMindware.com) is a cognitive scientist with a joint PhD in cognitive psychology and neuroscience from the Center of the Neural Basis of Cognition (Carnegie...
  • Dr. John Baer

    Dr. John Baer is a professor at Rider University. His research on the development of creativity and his teaching have both won national awards, including the American Psychological...
  • Jordan Bates

    Jordan Bates is the creator of Refine The Mind, a planet for freethinkers and daydreamers. He is also an English teacher in South Korea and the mastermind behind the affable rapconoclast,...
  • Dr. Mark Batey

    Dr Batey is a creativity researcher, Chairman of the Psychometrics at Work Research Group and R&D Director of E-METRIXX. Joint Chair of the Psychometrics at Work Research Group at...
  • Jeffrey Paul Baumgartner

    Jeffrey has led an eclectic life rich in experience, including... A degree in fine arts in London. Being an artist. Certification to teach English as a foreign language. Teaching in...
  • Sian Beilock

    I am a cognitive scientist interested in how the brain and body support success - on the playing field, in the classroom, and in boardroom - and why, when the stakes are highest, we...
  • Lisa Bodell

    Lisa Bodell is the founder and CEO of futurethink, an internationally recognized innovation research and training firm that helps businesses embrace change and become world-class...
  • James H. Borland

    James Borland is Professor of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he directs the programs in the education of gifted students. Dr. Borland is the author of numerous...
  • Justin Brady

    Justin Brady is a writer & speaker focused on cultivating creativity. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, Washington Post Innovations, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes and others....
  • David Burkus

    David Burkus is the author of The Myths of Creativity: The Truth About How Innovative Companies and People Generate Great Ideas. He serves as assistant professor of management at the...
  • Polly Campbell

    Polly Campbell writes and speaks about practical personal development. She is the author of two books, Imperfect Spirituality: Extraordinary Enlightenment for Ordinary People and How to...
  • Creative Education Foundation

    The Creative Education Foundation is a non-profit organization in the field of creativity theory and practice. Founded by Alex Osborn, an adman and educator, who invented brainstorming and...
  • Mark Changizi

    Mark Changizi is a theoretical neurobiologist, and has struggled with creativity both as a scientist trying to remain creative, and as a scientist trying to understand creativity. His...
  • Paula Chesley

    Paula Chesley is a linguist at the University of Alberta in Canada, where she spends a lot of time thinking about words. How we create new words, how we process words in the brain, and how...
  • Barry R. Clarke

    Daily Telegraph Puzzlist. I have always followed my own star, pursued what inspires me, without much concern for personal wealth and profit. I am very project-orientated, with an obsessive...
  • Alexa Clay

    Alexa Clay is an economic historian, author, and innovation strategist with a healthy obsession for pirates, sound art, new economics, and pseudo-science. Her first book, The Misfit...
  • Belle Beth Cooper

    Belle Beth Cooper is the first Content Crafter at Buffer where she writes about social media, business, productivity and life hacking. She also co-founded Melbourne startup Hello Code....