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The Conversation Hour: with Jon Faine creativity speaking Jun 13, 2018

Melis was a recent guest of Jon Faine on his weekly ABC Radio segment The Conversation Hour, joining Sarah Moran, co-founder and the CEO of Girl Geek Academy, and Juliet Kinchin, Curator of Modern Design in the Department of Architecture and Design at MoMA (Museum of Modern Art, New York).

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Solution Seduction creativity Aug 31, 2016

Have ever fallen in love with your own idea? I have. There are a time and place for this kind of love, and when you get the timing wrong, it really stings.

Solution seduction is a term we started using at Huddle in 2009 when we were trying to explain the difference between a convergent...

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Humans as belief collectors creativity Jul 22, 2015

Beliefs are like a pair of sunglasses. Like polarisation, they filter out certain realities and let others in, shaping our thoughts and creating our realities. The filtering happens automatically, at the subconscious level and so beliefs can be tricky to shift. Though, knowing where they...

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The power of AND. creativity May 02, 2015

In design we often say that anything is possible, and perhaps we need to believe in this so we can creatively find an alternative to the status quo. The most powerful mechanism that manifests this belief of anything is possible is the power of the little word “AND”.

In business we...

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