Turning the office into a place of artistry.
- Creativity in the workplace requires flexibility and a strong company culture.
- Experts encourage lateral thinking and meditation.
- A diverse and inclusive company also spurs creativity.
Eric Weinstein explains why choosing a nemesis is both energizing and necessary for success.
- Eric Weinstein explains the three criteria for choosing an arch-nemesis to help motivate you in your career.
- Weinstein chose theoretical physicist, Garrett Lisi, who is working on a similar physics problem as him.
- Rather than hampering progress, Weinstein argues that a nemesis energizes you when you feel discouraged.
Sometimes you have to take the road less traveled.
- Creativity is not a magical force, but a discipline that's hard-won through patience and fortitude.
- Breaking free from your comfort zone is often required to live a more creative life.
- These four suggestions from psychologists and neuroscientists provide insights into injecting more creativity into your craft.
We like to think of creativity as an inherently good thing. History and science say otherwise.
- Many of history's most cherished figures were fiercely creative individuals, but creativity by itself doesn't have a moral direction.
- "Malevolent creativity" is the production of innovative and novel solutions with the express intent of harming others.
- How does malevolent creativity arise, and how can we manage it?
The famed German filmmaker offers his thoughts on reading during Eric Weinstein's podcast.
- During Eric Weinstein's podcast, The Portal, Werner Herzog said that reading is essential for any creative endeavor.
- In the past, Herzog has stated that you can't be a filmmaker without a regular reading habit.
- Herzog's reading list includes classics by Virgil and J.A. Baker, and even the report on JFK's assassination.