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  • Effective Feedback: The Little Known Secret To Pixar’s Creative Success

    Often, feedback sessions are seen as a chance for people to give their input. Nothing could be further from the truth. The purpose of creative feedback is to move the project forward. Anything that does not fulfill that purpose—not matter who it comes from—has no place in a feedback session.

  • How Diversity Makes Us Smarter

    Being around people who are different from us makes us more creative, more diligent and harder-working.

  • Two New Books Demonstrate that Collaboration Drives Creativity

    Walter Isaacson's book THE INNOVATORS and Steven Johnson's book WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM both conclude that collaboration and social networks provide the best explanations for creativity. The implications are that psychologists need to spend more time studying what goes on BETWEEN people, instead of studying what goes on INSIDE their brains.