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Life is Art, Art is Life

You look but do you see?

If you draw something, you know it inside and out. If you just look at something, you seldom see it. When you try to recall even things that you are … Continue reading

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Lines

Everyone has their own way of looking at the world and communicating. What’s yours? Are you a 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional thinker? Do you think in words or in pictures? Are … Continue reading

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Failure as Strength – The power of Failure for Innovation & Learning from Defeat

It’s really hard to talk about failure. The “Admitting Failure” website, connected to engineering failure stories at its creation, hopes to change that.  _____________________   …acknowledging failure is often a catalyst … Continue reading

May 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Esref Armagan: A Blind Turkish Painter

Back in 2008 two Doctor/researchers from Harvard were looking for some answers on how Esref’s brain operates. Dr. Amir Amedi and Dr. Alvaro Pasqual-Leone were using Esref as the bases for their studies in neural plasticity and how … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Teach : How the Blind Draw

Source: http://www.artbeyondsight.org How the Blind Draw: Blind and sighted people use many of the same devices in sketching their surroundings, suggesting that vision and touch are closely linked – by John M. Kennedy : … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

How to Find Wonderfully Eccentric Employees

Structuring your organization to welcome untraditional thinkers is a necessity in an era when difference-making talent is hard to find.

Source: www.inc.com

Do companies really want eccentric employees? Untraditional thinkers are certainly needed these days, but do most companies find them too threatening? Most untraditional thinkers I know started their own businesses, or live on the edge.

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Learning A New Skill Works Best To Keep Your Brain Sharp

See on Scoop.it – Thinking differently plus Brain training has become a multimillion-dollar industry. But if you want to improve your memory, don’t waste your time and money on brain … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Fukushima Was Preventable

See on Scoop.it – Thinking differently plus Public sentiment in many states has turned against nuclear energy following the March 2011 accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. The … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

3D Printing in the Home: 1 In 3 Americans Ready For 3D Printer

See on Scoop.it – Thinking differently plus 3D printing is becoming more affordable and accessible for consumers. A recent study from, surprise, a 3D printer company reveals a growing interest … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

3D Printing in the Home: Fad, Fantasy, or the Future?

See on Scoop.it – Visual Thinking Plus In response to a post on 3D printing, two readers provide just about the most interesting commentary I have seen in years. Kristin … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art you can see with your eyes closed – Chapel Hill News

See on Scoop.it – Visual Thinking Plus Art you can see with your eyes closed Chapel Hill News By Tara Lynne Groth. Facebook Twitter Google Plus Reddit E-mail Print. Kristin … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The One Thing You Need to Generate Great Ideas

See on Scoop.it – Visual Thinking Plus A drawing is worth a thousand words. That’s my version of the age-old adage. When it comes to expressing the functional and emotional … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

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