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Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy: Reflecting on conditions for creativity: the 4 P’s

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy: Reflecting on conditions for creativity: the 4 P’s

February 26, 2021

Barbara and Tracy discuss the 4b P Framework of individual conditions for creativity. These are Positivity, Passion, Playfulness and Persistence.

They reference:

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and his work on Flow.

Tracy shares her discovery of the bullet journal method.

Carroll, R. (2018). The bullet journal method: Track the past, order the present, design the future. Penguin.

You can find more about Barbara at barbara-wilson.com and Tracy at tjstanley.com

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy : Adaptors v. Innovators

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy : Adaptors v. Innovators

January 28, 2021

Barbara and Tracy share an idea - how adaptors and innovators address creativity differently, and sources of inspiration for creativity.

Here are some of the references mentioned:

Amand Gormans poem, The Hill We Climb 

Meditation offered by the Smithsonian Museum of Asian art

Writing 10.000 words a day

You can find Barbara at barbara-wilson.com, and Tracy at tjstanley.com

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy #12_ Reflections on the past year 2020

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy #12_ Reflections on the past year 2020

January 7, 2021

Tracy and Barbara reflect upon the events of 2020 that have impacted on their creativity and share some insights into how to manage creativity moving into 2021.

They reference Brené Brown 'Unlocking Us' and Elizabeth Day ''How to Fail' podcasts as well as Growing Gills, a book by Jessica Abel.

Barbara can be found on barbara-wilson.com and Tracy on tjstanley.com

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy #11 Why change is Difficult.

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy #11 Why change is Difficult.

December 15, 2020

In this episode, Tracy and Barbara discuss why change is difficult and what actions leaders can take to help overcome these difficulties.

You can find more about Tracy on tjstanley.com and Barbara on barbara-wilson.com.

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy #10 Change, Culture and Innovation

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy #10 Change, Culture and Innovation

November 2, 2020

Tracy Stanley and Barbara Wilson discuss aspects around change and in particular culture change.
Tracy shares some examples of change stories from her book 'Change Stories: Success and failure in changing organisations.'

You can find more about Tracy on tjstanley.com and Barbara on barbara-wilson.com.

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy #09 Helping your team play

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy #09 Helping your team play

October 5, 2020

Now an essential part of being creative involves play, which we take to mean taking time out from logical rational thinking and letting our imaginations fly. Play is a word we normally associate with children, however if we can allow ourselves to play, then this will allow all sorts of possibilities to arise.

You can find more about Tracy on tjstanley.com and Barbara on barbara-wilson.com.

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy #08 – Finding your creative muse

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy #08 – Finding your creative muse

September 7, 2020

Creativity is about using all parts of our brain, both our logical, rational minds and our intuitive, more ‘open to possibility’ minds. This surely can't do us any harm. In fact, we would argue that by doing this, we are more likely to be taking wiser decisions and living our lives in a fuller way.

You can find more about Tracy on tjstanley.com and Barbara on barbara-wilson.com.

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy #07 – Creative Leadership During Covid19

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy #07 – Creative Leadership During Covid19

August 3, 2020

Barbara and Tracy discuss wicked problems and the nature of creative leadership drawing lessons from the current COVID crisis.

You can find more about Tracy on tjstanley.com and Barbara on barbara-wilson.com.

Creativity Snippets from Barbara and Tracy #06 - lessons learned from creative writing

Creativity Snippets from Barbara and Tracy #06 - lessons learned from creative writing

July 6, 2020

Barbara and Tracy share their experiences of creative writing, and the lessons learned from this that can be applied more generally to creativity. 

You can find Tracy on tjstanley.com and Barbara on barbara-wilson.com

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy #05 – Visioning the Future

Creativity snippets from Barbara and Tracy #05 – Visioning the Future

June 1, 2020

Barbara and Tracy talk about creative tools and processes you can use to envision the future. We explore:

• How and when to use imagery in creativity.
• Individual versus group activities – benefits and limitations of each

Barbara can be found at barbara-wilson.com and Tracy at tjstanley.com

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