A discussion with Natalie Nixon

A fantastic review of how the right person, at the right time, with the right message can put us on the right(er) path. Thanks again, Jane Houston.

Jane Huston

October 13th, Natalie Nixon came to speak for my Innovation class. As a global speaker and author of many books, including The Creative Leap: Unleashing Curiosity, as well as a successful consultant based around applying creativity and foresight; this was an amazing opportunity. The conversation we had a class was amazing, and I think it helped the class put into light why what we have been doing so far this year will be influential for the remainder of the year as we move into more self led projects.

What is creativity?

As Natalie stated, creativity is the engine for innovation. Now, we must examine this carefully because this could lead us into a dangerous trap. The first thing we have to recognize is what creativity is. It is something that lies inside of you, that you have to work towards, it is not something that naturally flows towards perfection…

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Published by Garreth Heidt

Designerly Minded High School Humanities and Liberal Studies Teacher Faculty Mentor FIRST Robotics Team #7414--PV Retrobotics. Constantly learning, trying to be more a maker and less a consumer of culture. I believe in the infinite value of a liberal education and the power of design thinking to help make the world a better place.

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