Why Criticism In Entrepreneurship Is Good for Creativity

entreVersity writes: The entrepreneur’s ego is involved in the desire for success. Sometimes this means she/he HATES criticism in entrepreneurship. Although many of today’s entrepreneurs believe they are living on the edge of existence, constantly stirring within them is a strong desire to succeed in spite of the odds. Therefore, the entrepreneur rises up as a defiant person who creatively acts to deny any feelings of insignificance. The individual is driven to succeed and takes pride in demonstrating that success. Therein lie the seeds of possible destructiveness. –>> It’s unfair of these authors to say ” Aversion to criticism has significantly spread .… Read the rest

Why creativity is the most important soft skills

Creativity isn’t something that only a few are born with; everyone has their own creative spark.

PSU Success Factors
Success factors identified by PSU Board of Advisors — All soft skills

entreVersity writes: Where I work, the PSU Board of Advisors identified the success factors that student need in their undergraduate curriculum. You’ll notice that this august group did not mention creativity as the most important soft skill in the workplace. (We have an old-style Board!)

This curated article from Next Web reviews studies showing the benefits of the soft skill known as workplace creativity. The Next Web has been sharing, inventing and advancing tech developments since 2006.

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Collaborative Design Thinking for schools, museums, and maker spaces

entreVersity writes: Here’s a challenge. Have you ever conducted Design Thinking with children, for example, in schools, museums, or maker spaces? What is in the mind of a child versus the mind of an adult design entrepreneur? This can be challenging due to children’s limited understanding of the design process and their lack of skills to collaborate productively towards a shared design goal. Collaborative Design Thinking (CoDeT) is a new co-design approach. To scaffold collaboration and design thinking, CoDeT relies on a framework that integrates social interdependence theory and design Thinking; this framework was validated in a case study with 49 children between 9 and 10 years old in two schools.

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