Curiosity, Empathy, Imagination        Rory O’Connor & Anita Murphy   @roryoconnor @anitamurphy @storycubes          www.t...
Nature doesn’t rely on the lone Hero
It knows you need a surplus to survive!
We want to create a surplus of these 3 things
We need more Curiosity
How does it..?                               But why..?             What’s that?nom! nom!   0-2 yrs     2-3 yrs          3...
Awwh! Isn’t that cute?    There is a gap  in my knowledge.I must ask questions.                                  Where do ...
I’m feeling so               STOP!                  overwhelmed.        For the love of God!         Stop asking me so    ...
If I can just tune out the stuff  I don’t know, maybe I won’t     ask so many questions.We stop being curious about the wo...
We need more Empathy
I’ll never get                                       through all this!Teacher...I’m         You’ll have  hungry!          ...
Great job!Hmm? If I just do                        I don’t matter.what they want,  I’ll be ok!   Rewards are used to encou...
Whatever happened,      you probably deserved        it! Now hurry up!     Waaahh!We become overly focused on meeting our ...
We need more Imagination
My fortress                Hah! Your tower is no will soon be             match for Super Smash Gal!indestructible.Imagina...
Aaaaagh!!                   Would you everUurgh! I am         grow up??? a zombie!   But...we inevitably cross an invisibl...
Ground.                                        Swallow me up!  C’mon Mom!   You be the Black Knight.We become afraid to do...
Who am I to get involved?       There’s nothing I can do.         That’s just how it is.We end up believing that we cannot...
So that’s what                       it feels like!Let us all foster curiosity
Wow! I guess you’re Hand over                  wanting respect?your money!          Let us all build empathy
I thought I’d make a model to       convey how we will crush our      competition in the 3rd Quarter.Let us use a little m...
Follow us!     @anitamurphy     @roryoconnor      @storycubeswww.thecreativityhub.com
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Slides from Pecha Kucha Dublin, June 2010. A visual and humorous take on we think there is not enough curiosity, empathy or imagination in the world. And a few tips on what we can do to encourage it.

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    1. 1. Curiosity, Empathy, Imagination Rory O’Connor & Anita Murphy @roryoconnor @anitamurphy @storycubes www.thecreativityhub.com
    2. 2. Nature doesn’t rely on the lone Hero
    3. 3. It knows you need a surplus to survive!
    4. 4. We want to create a surplus of these 3 things
    5. 5. We need more Curiosity
    6. 6. How does it..? But why..? What’s that?nom! nom! 0-2 yrs 2-3 yrs 3-4 yrs 5+ yrs Our natural state is to be curious
    7. 7. Awwh! Isn’t that cute? There is a gap in my knowledge.I must ask questions. Where do we go when we die? Why do I have to sleep? How are babies made? Were dinosaurs alive when you were little? Curiosity creates questions which creates curiosity
    8. 8. I’m feeling so STOP! overwhelmed. For the love of God! Stop asking me so many questions! What didI do wrong? What if asking questions is not reinforced?
    9. 9. If I can just tune out the stuff I don’t know, maybe I won’t ask so many questions.We stop being curious about the world around us.
    10. 10. We need more Empathy
    11. 11. I’ll never get through all this!Teacher...I’m You’ll have hungry! to wait. why? Because I said so! oh. Too often our needs are not considered important
    12. 12. Great job!Hmm? If I just do I don’t matter.what they want, I’ll be ok! Rewards are used to encourage ‘good’ behaviour...
    13. 13. Whatever happened, you probably deserved it! Now hurry up! Waaahh!We become overly focused on meeting our own needs
    14. 14. We need more Imagination
    15. 15. My fortress Hah! Your tower is no will soon be match for Super Smash Gal!indestructible.Imagination and play allows us to explore possibilities
    16. 16. Aaaaagh!! Would you everUurgh! I am grow up??? a zombie! But...we inevitably cross an invisible line
    17. 17. Ground. Swallow me up! C’mon Mom! You be the Black Knight.We become afraid to do anything that might seem ‘foolish’
    18. 18. Who am I to get involved? There’s nothing I can do. That’s just how it is.We end up believing that we cannot change the world
    19. 19. So that’s what it feels like!Let us all foster curiosity
    20. 20. Wow! I guess you’re Hand over wanting respect?your money! Let us all build empathy
    21. 21. I thought I’d make a model to convey how we will crush our competition in the 3rd Quarter.Let us use a little more imagination
    22. 22. Follow us! @anitamurphy @roryoconnor @storycubeswww.thecreativityhub.com
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