Do we really understand what it means to be creative?

Creativity is that which separates human beings from beasts. It is more than just building a tool or expressing one’s “self” or drawing a picture. The ability to be creative involves an understanding of nature that we then change and adapt based on our needs or to solve a problem. An educational process should involve encouraging […]

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A Unique Innovation: A Microscope that Fits in Your Shirt Pocket

When Manu Prakash took his idea to Bill and Melinda Gates, he probably encountered no small amount of skepticism.  His innovation?  A paper microscope that weighs less than a few coins, fits in your pocket and costs about one dollar to manufacture. He named it the foldscope. But Prakash had done his homework, and so was able to convince both […]

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Innovation Coach: 4 Questions You Should Ask Before Selecting One

The emergence of the innovation coach is the newest hot topic in the innovation community. While executive coaching is a well-accepted tool to improve overall organizational and personal performance, can the same be said about innovation coaches? The impact of executive coaching is proven to have an impact.  The Economic Times reports “Coaching resulted in an […]

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