This is a great perspective more of us need to understand. Whenever you go to developing countries you see signs of people trying to help without listening. Whether you are in this line of work or not create some space today and shut up and listen.
This Super Bowl had a lot going for it. A family rivalry. Ray Lewis’ last stand. A young (tattooed) phenom. A blackout. And the commercials…
Well, some commercials. Let’s be honest, much of the advertising flare this year was lacking compared to years past. But after watching the commercials again this morning (thanks Hulu), our cynicism has subsided a bit.
In the end, we think the story-driven concepts won out for they not only keep our attention, they appeal to our humanity. And for this, we applaud.
Here are a few of our favorites:
One of the reasons I chose to work at Rule29 was the fact that they seemed to embrace play in the workplace. During my senior year I did my BFA Design thesis show on the Psychology of Creativity. One aspect of that show focused on the importance of play and humor in the workplace, specifically when it comes to innovation. The infographic below talks about the science behind it all, input from experts at the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, and other thoughts on the subject.