Friday, September 5, 2014

Distance and difference are the secrets of creativity

Go explore the world this weekend!

Your brain gets too comfortable in your everyday surroundings. 
You need to make it uncomfortable. You need to spend some time in another land, among people that do things differently than you. 
Travel makes the world look new, and when the world looks new, our brains work harder. - via 10 Things Nobody Told You About Creativity
English: Street art
 (Photo: Wikipedia)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR


  Valerie RussoFormerly a senior copy editor at Thomson Reuters, a research editor at AOL,  and a senior web publicist at Hachette Book GroupValerie M. Russo is editor at large of The Front End of Innovation BlogThe Market Research Event BlogThe World Future Trends Tumblr, the Digital Impact Blog, and also blogs at Literanista.net. She is the innovation lead and senior social media strategist for the Marketing and Business Strategy Division of the Institute for International Research, an Informa LLC., and her poetry was published in Regrets Only on sale at the MOMA Gift Shop. Her background is in Anthropology and English Literature. You can reach her at vrusso@iirusa.com or @Literanista.

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