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Inspiration from creative thought leaders

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Fast Company have talked to some of the most creative people on the planet about their creativity.
I have assembled some of the highlights and most rewarding statements from this article in this presentation.

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Inspiration from creative thought leaders

  1. 1. INSPIRATIONFROM CREATIVETHOUGHTLEADERSAssembled byAimar Niedzwiedzkitasteasreal.com Mains by 96dpi Flickr CC
  2. 2. ALL QUOTES IN THIS PRESENTATION ISORIGINALLY FROM:Complete article online: http://www.fastcompany.com/most-creative-people/2011/full-list FAST COMPANY ISSUE 156 JUNE 2011
  3. 3. BE BRAVE«THE ONLY WAY TOSCREW (THIS) UP IS TONOT BE BOLDENOUGH» CONAN O´BRIEN I´m with coco by Andy Mangold, Flickr CC
  4. 4. BE SOMEWHERE ELSE«MY FAMILY HAS A FARM INBRAZIL. MOST. IF NOT ALL, OF MYIDEAS HAVE ORIGINATED IN THISMAGICAL LOCATION.» ALEX KIPMAN, MSFT, DIRECTOR OF INCUBATION, KINECT the farm out the window revisited by Michael W.May Flickr CC
  5. 5. Trains Across Europe by Stuck in Customs Flickr CC«MY COMMUTE IS MY MOST PRODUCTIVECREATIVE TIME. I´M NOT FOCUSING ONANYTHING, BUT I STILL HAVE THE ENERGY OFINTENSE FOCUS.» CHRIS COX, PRODUCT CHIEF, FACEBOOK
  6. 6. «MATH AND MUSIC TRY TO SOLVESOME OF THE SAMEPROBLEMS» CHRIS COX, PRODUCT CHIEF, FACEBOOKIt was his early studies of jazz piano and the attendant dives into theory, patterns and abstraction that helped Cox see the world through the lens of cognitive mystery. PIANO_JAZZ by ramon_perez_terrassa Flickr CC
  7. 7. BE EMOTIONAL«YOU BOUGHT ARUNNING SHOE, AFOOTBALL BOOT,FOR A REASON.NOW, WHO DOYOU WANT TOBECOME?» TREVOR EDWARDS, VP GLOBAL BRAND MANAGEMENT, NIKE Sunset Runner by joshjanssen flickr CC
  8. 8. YOU´RE NOTSUPERMAN«I´VE PROPABLYLOST MOREGOOD,INTERESTING CALVIN CHIN, CEO, QIFANGIDEAS FROMNOT WRITINGTHEM DOWNTHAN I´VE EVERCAPTURED» Blank page by Freidwall Flickr CC
  9. 9. DIFFER «TO MAKE YOUR MARK, YOU HAVE TO DO THINGS OTHER PEOPLE THOUGHT WERE INSANE» ANDY MOONEY, CHAIRMAN OF DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTSthink_different by nilson Flickr CC
  10. 10. UNDERSTAND«REAL PEOPLE. REAL TIME. REAL EMOTION.STUDYING UNINHIBITED FANS UP CLOSE TEACHESAND INSPIRES MORE THAN ANY FOCUS GROUPEVER HAS» CHRISTIAN PARKES, GLOBAL MARKETING CHIEF, LEVI´S Red Shirt Massacre by Mild Mannered Photographer Flickr CC
  11. 11. CROSS POLLINATION «I LOVE TO COOK. I´M ALWAYS STRUCK BY THE PARALLELS BETWEEN CREATING GOOD DISHES AND GOOD PRODUCTS.» KEVIN SYSTROM, COFOUNDER INSTAGRAM restaurant kitchen at night, Prinsengracht by Colin+ Flickr CC
  12. 12. BE VISUAL«VISUAL LANGUAGE IS ONE OF YOUR BESTFRIENDS. GIVING AN IDEA SHAPE AND AVISUAL REPRESENTATION MAKES IT COME TOFRUITION» SUNNI BROWN, DOODLER, BRIGHTSPOT I.D dnd_doodle by sizeofguam Flickr CC
  13. 13. MAKE IT EASY. FOR OTHERS. ON FACT BASED VULGAR SIMPLIFICATION «WE LOOK LIKE A TABLOID NEWSPAPER FROM THE FRONT BUT A UNIVERSITY FROM THE BACK.» HANS ROSLING, PROFESSOR AT KAROLINSKA INSTITUTET AND FOUNDER OF GAPMINDER FOUNDATION nopantsday by No Pants Flickr CC & Aulua vid Karolinks Institut by NCC
  14. 14. FIND FLOW «I LIKE TO DRIVE AROUND L.A. AND JUST THINK. I FIND THAT TIME ALONE COMFORTING, EVEN IN A CITY WITH THIS MUCH RYAN SEACREST OF RYAN SEACREST PRODUCTIONS (JAMIE OLIVER´S FOOD REVOLUTION) Establishing Shot: The 405 by Atwater Village Newbie Flickr CC
  15. 15. polymath breakthrough by paigebuilt Flickr CCTHE 100 MOST CREATIVE PEOPLE IN BUSINESS CREATIVITY CAN COME FROM ANYWHERE. FAST COMPANY, JUNE 2011, ISSUE 156
  16. 16. The M&Ms Painter by Stèfan Flickr CCTHE 100 MOST CREATIVE PEOPLE IN BUSINESSCREATIVITY CANSOLVE PROBLEMS THATSEEMINSURMOUNTABLE. FAST COMPANY, JUNE 2011, ISSUE 156
  17. 17. Dollar by Xavier Encinas Flickr CC THE 100 MOST CREATIVE PEOPLE IN BUSINESS THERE IS A LIMITLESS SUPPLY OF CREATIVITY.FAST COMPANY, JUNE 2011, ISSUE 156
  18. 18. plug me in. by Stathis Stavrianos (Stathis_1980) FLICKR CC THE 100 MOST CREATIVE PEOPLE IN BUSINESS CREATIVITY IMPLIES REINVENTION.FAST COMPANY, JUNE 2011, ISSUE 156
  19. 19. ALL CREATIVE USE OF IMAGES WAS DONE BY AIMARNIEDZWIEDZKIALL IMAGES ARE FOUND ON FLICKR, USED UNDER CCLISENCE AND ARE ATTRIBUTED ON EACH INDIVIDUALIMAGE.More inspiration can be found on Tasteasreal.com RGB by Rafa from Brazil Flickr CC

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