Variations on Ball of Whacks by Roger Von Oech

Subject Areas


 

Setting

Our physical surroundings influence how we think, feel, and act creatively—often without our being aware of it. Design factors impacting creative performance include:

Space Planning
Materials and Finishes
Furnishings and Equipment
Color and Lighting
Temperature
Sound and Acoustics
Artwork and Decor
Detailing
Plantscaping

Behavior

Creative space should be designed to promote practices that enhance idea generation, improve problem-solving, and foster innovation. These behaviors include:

Work Habits
Exercise and Diet
Sleeping and Napping
Posture
Attire
Music
Pets
Recreation
Travel

 

 
Factory Blocks by House Industries

For Organizations

An innovative workplace is only as productive as the culture that regulates it. I can recommend experts in the field who will help you establish an organizational climate that jumpstarts creative thinking and spurs innovation.

 

 
 
 

Speaking and Teaching

I offer workshops from 1 hour in length to all day for schools, organizations, businesses and individuals.

Shown here: a talk delivered to students at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.