Category Archives: Human Factors

Intellectual Protectionism

Protectionism is the economic policy of restricting the import of foreign goods, and although appealing has an almost universally negative economic effect. It is also easy to fall into the trap of intellectual protectionism – when we place barriers and restrictions to the ‘importation’ of external ideas and solutions. Just as in economics, intellectual protectionism… Read More »

Creating Creativity

Creating Creativity Some time ago John Cleese gave his take on creating creativity – and the importance of playfulness, humour, and openness. There are two modes of thinking: the open mode and the closed mode. It is only be encouraging the open mode that we can be creative. Watch this video to find out exactly… Read More »