How a Toy Innovation Created a System of Play

How a Toy Innovation Created a System of Play

In a day when kids have access to all kinds of digital toys, one old school, low tech toy innovation still exists today… LEGO, with their patented “system of play”. It started in the workshop of businessman and carpenter Ole Kirk Christiansen. The...

How Humor Affects Creativity

As a creativity keynote speaker I love seeing audience members jump up on stage and get out of their comfort zone with improv. Not that it’s easy to get them to do that. But once they find out how much fun it is, their creativity is unleashed. Because creativity...
4 Ways to Encourage Creativity in Kids

4 Ways to Encourage Creativity in Kids

Ahh, what did kids do before XBOX and Wii? What did kids do before computer games? Well, they probably had a much stronger imagination. And imagination is important to a child’s cognitive development. Studies show that children who have imaginary friends are...