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October 24, 2016

5 things we learned when visiting Japan

5 things we learned when visiting Japan as part of the Belgian state visit:
Japanese people are very much group-centered. Japanese people like lots of information and clear instructions. Japan is an uncharted territory for Business Model Innovation. The quintessential product designer still exists in Japan. And domestic robots are quite normal.

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November 25, 2015

Creativity, how it’s really done

Creativity is not a carnival

“In fact, creativity is not about carnival hats and funny dances, it is about slowing down the process and diving deep into the problem.”

There seems to exist an assumption that the world of creativity is carnivalesque, with unusual or absurd characters, overly energetic personalities, funny dances, out-of-this-world behaviour and rather strange music. In fact, people who create successfully know this isn’t the case (most of the time) and that the process has to do with slowing down and diving deep into the problem.

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