Hacking the creative BrainWorking Better to Create MoreDenise R. JacobsFuture. Innovation. Technology. Creativity.Amsterda...
Tweeting talltalesI am:@denisejacobsWe’re at:#FITCAms @fitcI’m talking about how to:#hackcreativity
I used to have long hair
I’m part Vulcan. Srsly! Photo: Stefan Nitzsche
I Almost adopted a chicken
I Like to make stuff
After writing this…
I had an epiphany
Empowered & empowering
IntroIs this allthere is?
Live in Cubicalia
The BossMan
All of the pressure…
Oppressed
“Houston, We have aproblem…”
No, not these…
I mean this
Feel Like this?
Aka: Meh.
Out of Inspiration
Or this?
We need to be Conversant with
“Creativity is newness produced.” ★“Creativity is the process of developing original ideas that have valu...
We are alchemists
Even though it feels like it…“Creativity is magical, but is not magic.”- Charles Limb, “Your Brain on Improvisation” TED ...
Let’s get our hack on
1emancipate2Adjust3Practice4Generate5Innovate6Produce
1emancipate
Multitasking
Unclosed Loops (ZeigarNikEffect)
Communication addiction
Busyness
The evil voices in your head
Fear(“false evidence appearing real” or “f*ck everything and run”)causes unnecessary inhibitions which obstruct the gene...
Banish you inner critic
Impostor syndrome
Comparisons
“An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.”- Dr. Edwin Land“Being right keeps us in place. Being wr...
Hack: Reframe #fail
2Adjust
I’m talking about this
Balance Your Brain
Get your alpha on
Get physical
Hack: Shower
Hack: Be still
Lower cognitive filters
HACK: “Lo-fi” time
HACK: DeliberateDaydreaming
Biophilia
Negative Stress > Eustress
Hack: Laugh
3Practice
Eliminate distractions
Exercise discipline
Show up everyday
Clean-up your habit fields
Manage time
Delegate
Be Mindful – Do one thing at atime
Restructure Work environments
Work standing up
Why? Because
4generate
Look for problems to solve
Seek chanllenges
Change environments
Incubate to Generate
Gather and Curate
Tools Zootool.com Evernote Gimmebar.com Diigo Pinterest.com Delicious Imgspark.com Flickr Scrnshots.com ...
5Innovate
Do it with others
Bring brilliance together
Ideas are a network
The source of great ideas
Sameness
Diverse environments
Invite others to wonder with you
Share Ideas
Share mistakes
Co-work to collaborate
Parallel platy
IMprovise
Hack: Plus it
6Produce
Tinker
Make Prototypes
Iterate
The d.school process• observe• suggest• tinker• review• apply feedback• reiterate
Get into the flow
All of the pieces in place…• Cleared space – work area, time, head• Concept in mind: know what you want to achieve and wh...
Cavalier creativity
OutroEaster Eggs
Level Up
Level Up
Joy in work
Creative Confidence
“Whatchoo talkin‟ „bout, Willis?”“…the confidence that, when given a difficult problem, we have a methodology that enabl...
From this
To this
Full of ideas
Value YOurself
Ultimate outcome
Resourcesdelicious.com/denisejacobs/unfoldyourbrai ndelicious.com/denisejacobs/creativityhabitdelicious.com/denisejacobs/b...
Articles for further reading (mine) netmagazine.com/features/ four-secrets-enhancing- ...
Americomorales.com
Shameless Self-Promotion #2 Smashing Books #3 & #3 1/3 ...
Shameless Self-Promotion #1 The CSS Detective Guide CSSDetectiveGuide.com ...
Shameless Self-Promotion #3 InterAct With Web Standards: A Holistic ...
How to find me DeniseJacobs.com denise@denisejacobs.com twitter.com/denisejacobs slideshare.net/denisejacobs
Thank you!
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  • 1. Hacking the creative BrainWorking Better to Create MoreDenise R. JacobsFuture. Innovation. Technology. Creativity.Amsterdam, Netherlands18 February 2013
  • 2. Tweeting talltalesI am:@denisejacobsWe’re at:#FITCAms @fitcI’m talking about how to:#hackcreativity
  • 3. I used to have long hair
  • 4. I’m part Vulcan. Srsly! Photo: Stefan Nitzsche
  • 5. I Almost adopted a chicken
  • 6. I Like to make stuff
  • 7. After writing this…
  • 8. I had an epiphany
  • 9. Empowered & empowering
  • 10. IntroIs this allthere is?
  • 11. Live in Cubicalia
  • 12. The BossMan
  • 13. All of the pressure…
  • 14. Oppressed
  • 15. “Houston, We have aproblem…”
  • 16. No, not these…
  • 17. I mean this
  • 18. Feel Like this?
  • 19. Aka: Meh.
  • 20. Out of Inspiration
  • 21. Or this?
  • 22. We need to be Conversant with
  • 23. “Creativity is newness produced.” ★“Creativity is the process of developing original ideas that have value.”- Sir Ken Robinson, Out of Our Minds
  • 24. We are alchemists
  • 25. Even though it feels like it…“Creativity is magical, but is not magic.”- Charles Limb, “Your Brain on Improvisation” TED talk
  • 26. Let’s get our hack on
  • 27. 1emancipate2Adjust3Practice4Generate5Innovate6Produce
  • 28. 1emancipate
  • 29. Multitasking
  • 30. Unclosed Loops (ZeigarNikEffect)
  • 31. Communication addiction
  • 32. Busyness
  • 33. The evil voices in your head
  • 34. Fear(“false evidence appearing real” or “f*ck everything and run”)causes unnecessary inhibitions which obstruct the generation of new ideas on a biochemical and neurological level.
  • 35. Banish you inner critic
  • 36. Impostor syndrome
  • 37. Comparisons
  • 38. “An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.”- Dr. Edwin Land“Being right keeps us in place. Being wrong forces us to explore.”– Steven Johnson, Where Good Ideas Come From
  • 39. Hack: Reframe #fail
  • 40. 2Adjust
  • 41. I’m talking about this
  • 42. Balance Your Brain
  • 43. Get your alpha on
  • 44. Get physical
  • 45. Hack: Shower
  • 46. Hack: Be still
  • 47. Lower cognitive filters
  • 48. HACK: “Lo-fi” time
  • 49. HACK: DeliberateDaydreaming
  • 50. Biophilia
  • 51. Negative Stress > Eustress
  • 52. Hack: Laugh
  • 53. 3Practice
  • 54. Eliminate distractions
  • 55. Exercise discipline
  • 56. Show up everyday
  • 57. Clean-up your habit fields
  • 58. Manage time
  • 59. Delegate
  • 60. Be Mindful – Do one thing at atime
  • 61. Restructure Work environments
  • 62. Work standing up
  • 63. Why? Because
  • 64. 4generate
  • 65. Look for problems to solve
  • 66. Seek chanllenges
  • 67. Change environments
  • 68. Incubate to Generate
  • 69. Gather and Curate
  • 70. Tools Zootool.com Evernote Gimmebar.com Diigo Pinterest.com Delicious Imgspark.com Flickr Scrnshots.com Trello Vi.sualize.us Emberapp.com
  • 71. 5Innovate
  • 72. Do it with others
  • 73. Bring brilliance together
  • 74. Ideas are a network
  • 75. The source of great ideas
  • 76. Sameness
  • 77. Diverse environments
  • 78. Invite others to wonder with you
  • 79. Share Ideas
  • 80. Share mistakes
  • 81. Co-work to collaborate
  • 82. Parallel platy
  • 83. IMprovise
  • 84. Hack: Plus it
  • 85. 6Produce
  • 86. Tinker
  • 87. Make Prototypes
  • 88. Iterate
  • 89. The d.school process• observe• suggest• tinker• review• apply feedback• reiterate
  • 90. Get into the flow
  • 91. All of the pieces in place…• Cleared space – work area, time, head• Concept in mind: know what you want to achieve and what it looks like• Necessary materials on hand• Distractions eliminated• Practice in place• Willingness in place
  • 92. Cavalier creativity
  • 93. OutroEaster Eggs
  • 94. Level Up
  • 95. Level Up
  • 96. Joy in work
  • 97. Creative Confidence
  • 98. “Whatchoo talkin‟ „bout, Willis?”“…the confidence that, when given a difficult problem, we have a methodology that enables us to come up with a solution that nobody has before.”- David Kelley, Ideo
  • 99. From this
  • 100. To this
  • 101. Full of ideas
  • 102. Value YOurself
  • 103. Ultimate outcome
  • 104. Resourcesdelicious.com/denisejacobs/unfoldyourbrai ndelicious.com/denisejacobs/creativityhabitdelicious.com/denisejacobs/brainoncreativ ity
  • 105. Articles for further reading (mine) netmagazine.com/features/ four-secrets-enhancing- creative-productivity alistapart.com/articles/ reigniting-your-creative-spark/ alistapart.com/articles/ banishing-your-inner-critic/
  • 106. Americomorales.com
  • 107. Shameless Self-Promotion #2 Smashing Books #3 & #3 1/3 My chapter: “Storytelling in Webdesign” SmashingBook.com
  • 108. Shameless Self-Promotion #1 The CSS Detective Guide CSSDetectiveGuide.com twitter.com/cssdetective
  • 109. Shameless Self-Promotion #3 InterAct With Web Standards: A Holistic Approach to Web Design InterActWithWebStandards.com twitter.com/waspinteract
  • 110. How to find me DeniseJacobs.com denise@denisejacobs.com twitter.com/denisejacobs slideshare.net/denisejacobs
  • 111. Thank you!

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