by Alejandro Torres Frías

Throughout this blog, I’ll be also sharing video insights from some of the world’s greatest thinkers and doers who gather yearly at the TED Conference.  You’ll be inspired and thrilled to watch and listen to these great minds, who are always on the front of innovation on different fields.

This talk reflects the clear weakness educational systems around the world have when it comes down to fostering, nurturing and pushing creativity on students.  This video is a great inspirational example of the type of thinking we need to bring about concerning education and creativity.  Do you think schools kill creativity?  What can we do to improve this aspect of education?  Tell us on the comments section.

by Alejandro Torres Frías

Depending on the type of work you may be on, you may see or think about creativity in different ways.  Whatever it is, and whatever the field we are in, we need to create and come up with ideas constantly, both on our personal and professional lives.  Or so we should.

When we are looking for ideas about our next new blog post, marketing campaign or strategic planning objectives, to name a few, and we are experiencing some type of “writer’s block” or lack of concentration and ideas, get yourself out of the issue and go look for more input.  It may be to start reading your RSS feeds, random wikipedia articles, or an online newspaper, watch videos in Youtube or simply go through the pages of a magazine on top of your desk.  As we start absorbing input of various types and intensities, (more…)