The big news this week is that my department has moved to a new building on our campus. If you have read my book GROUP GENIUS, you know that I have quite a bit to say about building architecture and office design (for example, see my post “The building that threw up on itself”). What… Read More The Architecture of Solitude
I just returned from speaking at a workshop hosted by the National Science Foundation headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. I know everyone loves to bash government bureaucracy, but the NSF is a quality organization and I’m always impressed with everything they do. This workshop was no different, with the title “Art, Creativity, and Learning”. The mission… Read More The Neuroscience of Creativity
I’ve been cleaning out my file cabinets to get ready for an upcoming move to a new building. Buried in a long-forgotten file folder, I found a 1999 “Innovation Survey” by Price Waterhouse Coopers. Many readers of my blog already know that just about every consulting firm now publishes an annual innovation survey; the best… Read More How Long Will It Take?