Watch the Video
I spend much of my year as a creativity and innovation keynote speaker attending global conferences and creativity workshops in various parts of the world. I’ve also been fascinated by the differences in terms of how creativity is thought about in the West versus the East. When I ask an executive in New York what creativity means to them they describe “something coming from nothing” or what creativity experts call ‘create ex nihilio’. However on a recent talk in Asia I asked the same question and creativity what described as “taking two ideas and arranging them in some new way”. In today’s episode of The Creative Life TV Show I talk about the origins of why creativity and innovation is thought about in different ways depending on where you are in the world.
[Listen in iTunes] [Listen in Spotify] [Listen on Stitcher]
Creativity – West vs East
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- create ex nihilo – create out of nothing
- Buddhism and Confucinism
- create ex materia – create out of something
- creativity is evolutionary
Enjoy this episode?
If you enjoyed the show, please rate it on iTunes or Stitcher and write a brief review. That would really help get the word out and raise the visibility of the Creative Life show.