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Navigating the Difficulty of Blending Cultures

Culture is defined by the norms, values, and behaviors that determine how disparate people working together do things. It is shaped by all the past experiences we bring to the community. That is why there can never be a ground … Continue reading

 

Impressions from SXSW 2019

Pretending to be able to sum up a conference with 600+ sessions is hubris. But throughout the sessions that I attended (30 or so), I tried to identify patterns, motifs that repeat themselves. One of the reasons that makes SXSW … Continue reading

 

How to prepare for the workforce shift of 2020

Happy New Year! Each time we start a new year it feels like we are taking a step into the future. In Germany we have the tradition of “Bleigiessen” —  a game to predict what the coming year has in … Continue reading

 

Can Mindfulness Increase Creativity?

How Mindfulness Impacts Creativity There are several similarities between mindfulness and creativity, like fostering curiosity, being in the moment, and becoming aware of thoughts and feelings. But apart from sharing those similarities, can mindfulness practice actually increase creativity? This question … Continue reading

 

What is the essence of entrepreneurship?

Italian mammas are famous for their amazing sugo (pasta sauce). After breakfast they assemble the sauce and they let it simmer throughout the day until it is ready for dinner. Not only does the smell enrich every moment of that … Continue reading

 

Creative Spark

My goal for 2017 is to spread creativity in a larger community. In my last blog post Fight or Flight – Art in the Times of Uproar I explained why I believe we need more people who are able to think … Continue reading

 

State of Create

State of Create is Adobe’s new study that evaluate the role of creativity. Did you know that people who are creative are not only happier and more successful at work but also bring home more money? It’s true. According to … Continue reading