Assembling Your Dots

Assembling Your Dots

Creativity is often described as a process of joining the dots. If this is to be true, what makes one creative act different from another is HOW these dots get joined and WHICH dots get joined. The less obvious the dots, the more surprising the final result. Which...
Improve Your Public Speaking

Improve Your Public Speaking

Forget Game of Thrones, SUMMER is coming! Known in the Netherlands as komkommertijd (Cucumber time) it is the ideal opportunity to improve your public speaking skills. Make a memorable impression on your audience every time, learn the tips and tricks of public...
Creativity vs Control

Creativity vs Control

There is nothing worse in life than feeling like you have no control: no choice. You are being ground by circumstances and you can literally only do one thing. Such a lack of independence can drive people mad and to desperate deeds. One of the most important aspects...
My Creative Process

My Creative Process

If you’ve done any reading into the nature and origins of Creativity, you’ll know: It’s complicated. And that’s just what is happening on a biological level in your brain. What muddies the water event further is the fact that often highly creative people have highly...
Technology versus Art

Technology versus Art

Last week, I read the in-flight magazine on the Air Baltic flight I was on to Vilnius, Lithuania. It’s a big chunky magazine and can keep you busy for a short hop flight. There was an article in the magazine about Stuttgart which really irritated me and demonstrates...