It’s likely that another long day of remote work is upon you, and you are questioning where you’ll find the energy to produce the fresh and original ideas required to excel in your role. If you’re a natural born extrovert, working solo can be especially challenging — without the banter and casual encounters you used to draw inspiration from, it can feel impossible to tap into your own well of creativity.Read More
The latest trend in office space is the open concept. Companies like Google, Nokia and Facebook are celebrated for their elaborate open office designs where employees share desks, teams work in mobile “neighborhoods,” and there are lots of collaborative spaces where people from different departments can interact on a daily basis.Read More
This post comes from IDEO U, an online school where anyone can learn to solve anything creatively.
Even just five years ago, in many corporate environments, only some people had permission to be creative. But that’s changing—and fast. Creativity has moved beyond fields like design and advertising, and become important in finance, law, and even medicine. It’s the tool everyone can use to break patterns, generate new ideas, and make big leaps. And at IDEO U, we know that creativity is not a fixed trait—it’s more like a muscle, something you can strengthen with practice and effort.Read More
In the business world, problems emerge every day, and solving them often requires creativity. Whether you are brainstorming a solution or tackling a new obstacles, creativity is a key way to find answers. But too often business people dismiss the need for creativity — and their own ability to deliver it.Read More