Seen Elsewhere: Building Creative Capacity, Emerging Education Models, and Group Decision Making

Seen Elsewhere: Building Creative Capacity, Emerging Education Models, and Group Decision Making

By: Compiled by Jeffrey Cufaude

A selection of thought-provoking content from beyond the association management realm that offers new ideas for association executives. In this edition, explore resources for interdisciplinary thinking and mind expansion, gain insights into alternative learning approaches and the increasingly rapid disruption of exiting educational systems and institutions, and consider one approach for engaging the wisdom of the crowd in an old-school fashion.

Expanding What You See to Increase Your Creative Capacity

Books like The Medici Effect, by Frans Johannson, and Where Good Ideas Come From, by Steven Johnson, confirm what we've long known: innovation in one field often occurs when an idea from another is associated into a new context. Peanut butter + chocolate = bestseller.  Since keeping up on required association management reading can be challenging enough, here are two well-curated sources featuring interdisciplinary content that might stimulate your associating and innovation capabilities....