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Why creative collaboration is core to the future of work and jobs – five reasons

The World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018 Future of Jobs report identified three top skills required for workers to thrive in the fourth industrial revolution. In 2022 the most in demand skills – according businesses surveyed by WEF business surveys will be: Analytical thinking and innovation. Active learning and learning strategies. Creativity, originality and initiative.   […]

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11 February 2019

Compendium of creativity, collaboration and innovation stats and research

Quick links/index: ➢ Half of UK companies do not innovate. ➢ UK firms innovative less than EU peers. ➢ Why don’t firms innovate more? ➢ Creativity is #1 one skill for future-proof jobs. ➢ Organisations that invest in creativity are more productive, innovative and successful. ➢ Creative individuals are better workers & leaders. ➢ CEOs […]

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9 February 2019

Eight reasons to become a qualified leader of creative collaboration with Artgym Academy

We appreciate how overwhelming it can be to meet workplace demands, constantly be adapting to change, preparing for the future and striving to be the most creative, motivating and collaborative leader for your team. There’s no better way to equip yourself to meet these 21st century challenges than to master and qualify as a leader […]

Why you should quit brainstorming today and embrace creative collaboration

Let’s end the addiction to brainstorming, today. Brainstorming is not (usually) the magic pixie dust that spontaneously generates creative, innovative ideas that transforms businesses. Teams need to collaborate creatively and there are five good arguments – the five Cs – why brainstorming doesn’t deliver that: 1. curiosity; 2. controversy; 3. courage; 4. complexity; and 5. […]

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19 December 2018

The top 10 skills for leading creative collaboration in teams

What is the most important skill for leading in the 21st century? A landmark IBM 2010 study asked 1,500 top CEOs “what are the most important leadership qualities”. 60% of CEOs put creativity top of the list; ahead of integrity at 52%. As the world becomes more complex, volatile, and uncertain, many leaders are increasingly […]

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17 December 2018

What is the right mindset for facilitating a creative collaboration?

“Facilitating a creative collaboration is not only a skill set but a stance you occupy” according to one of our recent graduates of the Advanced Diploma in Facilitating Creative Collaboration. Having the right mindset was a key theme of discussion with our alumni who had come together to share their learning and the impact of […]

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15 August 2018

Restoring the space between us: Sharing our alumni stories

In a world which is often turbulent, uncertain and divided, creative collaboration can be a way to “restore the space between us” according to our alumni who gathered together 10 months on from graduating as Advanced Practitioners in Facilitating Creative Collaboration. Our Alumni were sharing their stories on how they were putting their creativity to […]

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6 August 2018

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