Team ExplorerCrash Course on CreativityOctober 23, 2012
Opey! fromLagos, Nigeria   Yasmine from   Kim from                 Dubai, UAE     Pittsburgh,                             ...
• We all like travelling and have travelled in planes, trains  and cars. We all have travelled outside our home  countries...
• We all have education, and we want to be as educated  as possible.  Opey! on his  graduation day                        ...
• English, but we all like learning new ones…                                                5
• Yasmine has a strong history in multinational  advertising, and is building a local startup• Opey! is in agricultural ma...
• Yasmine moved from Canada to be closer to her family in  Dubai• Opey! enjoys time with his family• Kim lives alone, but ...
Kim’sgrandfather              8
Kim atwork withherfriend’sson            9
• Red wine and fruit smoothies…                                  10
• We like perfume and cologne…                                 11
• We like hot baths and sleeping in…                                       12
• We like flowers…                     13
• Especially sweet corn…                           14
• Especially fresh mountain air, rivers and the beach…                                                         15
• Going to art galleries and enjoying old photos and  photography                                                       16
• We all like Rhythm & Blues and dancing                                           17
• And all like to read biographies…                                      18
• We all use laptops and mobile phones…                                          19
• And Facebook…                  20
•Creativity!               21
• Emails: we emailed questions to each other• An essay: One of us used the creativity model to test out  an essay format• ...
• Finding similarities is tough! When people meet they  describe their differences• Working internationally can be challen...
Thank you for your consideration…The Explorer Team          Opeyemi Akinlolu             Kim Falk          Yasmine Saade  ...
•   Page 2: Photos of team members from their personal collections•   Page 3: Photos of Kim Falk and Obeyemi Akinlolo from...
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  1. 1. Team ExplorerCrash Course on CreativityOctober 23, 2012
  2. 2. Opey! fromLagos, Nigeria Yasmine from Kim from Dubai, UAE Pittsburgh, USA 2
  3. 3. • We all like travelling and have travelled in planes, trains and cars. We all have travelled outside our home countries. Kim at Mt. Opey! in London, which Tai, China we all love 3
  4. 4. • We all have education, and we want to be as educated as possible. Opey! on his graduation day 4
  5. 5. • English, but we all like learning new ones… 5
  6. 6. • Yasmine has a strong history in multinational advertising, and is building a local startup• Opey! is in agricultural management and development• Kim works in research and evaluation for local government in human services 6
  7. 7. • Yasmine moved from Canada to be closer to her family in Dubai• Opey! enjoys time with his family• Kim lives alone, but visits her family often Opey! With Toy & Tobi 7
  8. 8. Kim’sgrandfather 8
  9. 9. Kim atwork withherfriend’sson 9
  10. 10. • Red wine and fruit smoothies… 10
  11. 11. • We like perfume and cologne… 11
  12. 12. • We like hot baths and sleeping in… 12
  13. 13. • We like flowers… 13
  14. 14. • Especially sweet corn… 14
  15. 15. • Especially fresh mountain air, rivers and the beach… 15
  16. 16. • Going to art galleries and enjoying old photos and photography 16
  17. 17. • We all like Rhythm & Blues and dancing 17
  18. 18. • And all like to read biographies… 18
  19. 19. • We all use laptops and mobile phones… 19
  20. 20. • And Facebook… 20
  21. 21. •Creativity! 21
  22. 22. • Emails: we emailed questions to each other• An essay: One of us used the creativity model to test out an essay format• Survey Monkey: we created a short survey that we each answered• A list method: one of us created a list of items and we each removed what we did not like• We found that using multiple approaches inspired by each of us brought the best results. 22
  23. 23. • Finding similarities is tough! When people meet they describe their differences• Working internationally can be challenging• Working together as the Explorer team was productive and effective 23
  24. 24. Thank you for your consideration…The Explorer Team Opeyemi Akinlolu Kim Falk Yasmine Saade 24
  25. 25. • Page 2: Photos of team members from their personal collections• Page 3: Photos of Kim Falk and Obeyemi Akinlolo from their personal collections• Page 4: Photo of Obeyemi Akinlolo from his personal collection• Page 5: Photo of Chinese character by Kim Falk, French illustration from BestwaytolearnFrench.com• Page 6: Men-on-stairs, dreamstime.com• Page 7: Photo from Obeyemi Akinlolo’s personal collection• Page 8: Photo from Kim Falk’s personal collection• Page 9: Photo from Kim Falk’s personal collection, taken by Toni Rust• Page 10: Wine image from topnews.in. Fruit smoothie image from lightenup.biz• Page 11: Perfume image beautyandbrainblogger.wordpress.com• Page 12: Hot bath from katahum.com• Page 13: Tulips image by noupe.com; wild flower image by flowers-wallpaper.info and lotus image by oahuweddings.wordpress.com• Page 14: Fresh corn image by frontiersoups.com and grilled corn image by whatscookingamerican.net• Page 15: Mountain air and snow at Vale by Kim Falk, Ohiopyle Falls by Kim Falk, and beach image by layoutsparks.com• Page 16: Art work image by Kim Falk; old photo – Kim Falk’s family photos• Page 17: Rhythm & Blues image by israbox.com; Dancing image by lewrockwell.com• Page 18: Biographies image by care2.com• Page 19: Laptops image by hirensbootcd.org; cell phone image by uhaweb.hartford.edu• Page 20: Internet cartoon from the oatmeal.com; Facebook image from insidefacebook.com• Page 21: Sunburst image from dreamstime.com• Page 23: Sunrise image from universetoday.com 25

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