Monthly Archives: March, 2015

Imaginary worlds and creativity with Michele Root-Bernstein

by Scott Barry Kaufman, March 23, 2015

Creativity scholar Michele Root-Bernstein discusses her work exploring the playful imaginative worlds of children and their correlation with creativity. Scott and Michele tease out the implications of imaginary worlds on education, giftedness, vocation, self-perception and more. Some other topics include the importance of play, technology’s effects on self-expression and high-level creative achievement. In this episode […]

Peter Sims on how “little bets” spur big creative successes

by Scott Barry Kaufman, March 9, 2015

Award-winning author Peter Sims shares some heartening research on how people like Steve Jobs, Chris Rock and Frank Gehry use small experiments to lay the groundwork for big creative successes. It’s an encouraging episode for all the creative types out there thinking they have to have it all figured it out from the get go. […]

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