Join The Creative Economy

In his book,  A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future, author Daniel Pink describes the change we now experiencing in work and education, as we shift from information-shuffling to creativity.

“We progressed from a society of farmers to a society of factory workers to a society of knowledge workers,” Pink writes. “And now we’re progressing yet again – to a society of creators and empathizers, of pattern recognizers and meaning makers.”

In this new economy, manual labor and knowledge work become so mechanized that they don’t require much human input. And, suddenly and unexpectedly, the most profitable products and services are not high tech but

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Creating Money: The Old Way…And The New

Robert Louis Stevenson said, “Everyone lives by selling something”.  In this broad sense, we are all business people —monchique sunrise yes, even writers and artists.

And the old boundaries between business and creativity, which were never as fixed as they appeared, are crumbling.  The business buzzword de jour is “creative”, a trend that runs deeper than management-speak.

Globalisation, technological development, downsizing, outsourcing — all these developments mean you need a new set of skills to be economically successful today.

Creative skills.

  • Old Way: Favoured the Tried and Tested.
  • New Way: Favours Innovation    

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