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Making Innovation Happen

A Global Aggregation of Leading Edge Articles on Management Innovation, Creative Leadership, Creativity and Innovation.  

This is the official blog of Ralph Kerle, Chairman, the Creative Leadership Forum. The views expressed are his own and do not represent the views of the International or National Advisory Board members. ______________________________________________________________________________________

 

Entries in Change (112)

Tuesday
Aug182009

Ralph Kerle interviews Elizabeth Ann MacGregor, Executive Director Museum of Contemporary Arts about Creativity, Arts, Education and the influences we enjoy

Monday
Aug172009

Let's Dance to Health

Dancing can be magical and transforming. It can breathe new life into a tired soul; make a spirit soar; unleash locked-away creativity; unite generations and cultures; inspire new romances or rekindle old ones; trigger long-forgotten memories; and turn sadness into joy, if only during the dance.

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Monday
Aug172009

The Impact of Professionally Conducted Cultural Programs on Older Adults

In 2001, the National Endowment for the Arts developed a cooperative agreement with The George Washington University to conduct a multisite national study with the aim of measuring the impact of professionally conducted community based cultural programs on the general health, mental health, and social activities of older persons, age 65 and older

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Friday
Aug142009

The Power of The Pen

How spending 10 minutes a day with a simple pen and paper can dramatically boost your health. Denise Cullen reports. Teenage girls instinctively understand the therapeutic benefits associated with keeping a diary. And now studies have documented what these chroniclers of adolescent angst have always known: confiding in the paper is helpful and healing, on both physical and emotional levels.

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Friday
Aug142009

ArtsHealth at the University of Newcastle

ArtsHealth is the connection between the humanities and creative arts, and health, medicine, science and well-being.

ArtsHealth: Centre for Research and Practice brings together the research of academics and post-graduate students in the creative arts with those of academics in the social sciences, sciences, humanities, education, architecture and medicine to focus on studies that investigate and promote community health and public and community-based arts and the development of culturally rich and sustainable social environments.

The research focus of the centre falls into three broad areas:

  • The Humanities/Creative Arts and Medical Science
  • Creativity, Culture, Community and Wellbeing
  • Practice-based Research

" The one cogent argument for including art schools in Universities is the possibility for cross departmental research and collaboration. This is sadly rare in most of our Universities or at best token but here in Newcastle the cooperation between Health, Art and Architecture has been excellent. The powerful connection between memory, objects, spaces and emotional engagement with the real world makes this a natural area for common interest but as far as I know it is most clearly articulated in this University and this community."

Anthony Bond OAM
Assistant Director, Curatorial & Head Curator International Art
Art Gallery of NSW