Episode 131: Questioning the Givens of Creativity with Larry Robertson

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Topics We Explored:

  • How Larry’s conversations with MacArthur Fellows have been incorporated into his new book
  • Why leaning into change invites more moments of creativity
  • Where the concept of “slow magic” came from and what it means
  • How the accumulation of creativity can lead to big ideas
  • Why it’s helpful to have a community of people with varied interests
  • How “five habits of the mind” can bring attention to something that can be changed for the better
  • What the three acts of creation are and why they’re important
“Creativity is at the core of everything; it’s at the core of all human progress.” –Larry Robertson

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About Larry Robertson:

Larry Robertson is the eight-time award-winning author of A Deliberate Pause: Entrepreneurship and Its Moment in Human Progress and the founder of two ventures, one for-profit and one nonprofit. He is a highly respected thought leader in creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship, advising individuals and organizations across a broad spectrum.

Larry is a graduate of Stanford University and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a former Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He lives in Arlington, Virginia.

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