Creative Super Powers Book: Equip Yourself for the Age of Creativity.

Creative Super Powers is aimed at a broad business audience, helping people to equip themselves for the Age of Creativity and giving them the tools to be more creative and have better ideas. 
World leading creative leaders have assembled to bring to life the modern skillset for creative problem solving. Creative Super Powers uncovers the four biggest superpowers that equip you to thrive in the Age of Creativity:
Hacking: How becoming a hacker helps you tackle problems in different ways.
Making: How making opens up new parts of the brain.
Teaching: How teaching yourself and others consolidates experience in a fast-paced world.
Copying: How looking to what already exists helps you solve your problems.

Lizi Hamer, wrote the chapter: How Making Maketh the Creative
A creative mind does not work 9-5; instead it is whirring, buzzing and connecting dots 24/7. Creative minds invent thoughts and ideas when no one is watching; in fact they themselves might not even be concentrating. It’s incredible to behold.
But rather than just observe, I believe we all need to roll up our sleeves and make for ourselves, because after all, when we get our hands dirty, we learn, discover and improve. The very act of making can help develop your problem solving skills, and in today’s busy world, where problems are becoming ever more complex, a good problem solver will always be in high demand.
This chapter will take you through a creative journey of sheer perspiration in making; show how running can help run a community and that the power of bringing more shimmy to a dance party can make the experience matter.
Great ideas can come suddenly; sometimes in the middle of a run or during a hot shower, but more often than not when you’re in the process of making itself. From the depths of the mind a network of brain cells perform an incredible symphony and an idea comes into consciousness.

In recent scientific studies*, it has been shown that when we ‘free’ the mind of its inhibitions, we can improve our problem solving abilities. To free the mind is to stop the logical processing our brain’s conduct and allow the subconscious to make random associations, unnatural connections, the blind leaps that allow for incredible idea generation. The act of making makes this happen. 
* The Aha! Moment: The Cognitive Neuroscience of Insight.
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