27 minutes | Aug 5, 2021

Podcast S6E126: Rob Weiner - The fascinating history of Creativity

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Dr Rob Weiner about the fascinating history of creativity. #history #ancient #greece #rome #creativity #muses See the full episode at https://wp.me/p6pllj-1Df Dr Weiner is a former Professor teaching creativity (as well as "Lying 101") and author of Creativity and Beyond: Cultures, Values, and Change, which discusses how different cultures have defined and valued the key concept of creativity and how this has changed over time. Topics covered in this episode: 00:01:45 - Dr Weiner's history teaching creativity across several universities, and how that has brought him to his current creative outlets 00:06:30 - There was no word for creativity before the 1870s, and it was not in the dictionary before the 1950s 00:09:00 - In ancient times, there was no concept of individual creativity. It was only god who created things 00:11:00 - the ancient perception that "muses" or other external divine spirits were responsible for ideas 00:15:00 - in ancient Greece, most art and sculptures were considered "technologies", because they were repeated processes from what had come before. It was in the Renaissance that many crafts went from the humans being the tools of production, to being the originators of the idea. 00:19:30 - Most things can be both a block or a spur for creativity, different for everyone 00:21:30 - How so many people don't know how to express their creativity 00:24:00 - His recent research and work on understanding "lying" and truth, and how this is threatened by creativity Links mentioned in this episode: Book: Creativity and Beyond https://amzn.to/3xrAM12 Dr Weiner's site: http://creativityandbeyond.com Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Spotify to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/4x1kANUSv7UJoCJ8GavUrN  * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Podcasts to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9pZGVhdG92YWx1ZS5saWJzeW4uY29tL3Jzcw  Want to rapidly validate new ideas and innovative products and GROW your online business? These are the tools I actually use to run my online businesses (and you can too): * The best email management and campaigns system: ActiveCampaign (Free Trial) http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Best value web hosting: BlueHost WordPress http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Landing pages, Sales Pages and Lead collection: LeadPages (Free Trial) http://leadpages.pxf.io/c/1385771/390538/5673  * Sharing & List building: Sumo (Free) https://sumo.com/?src=partner_ideatovalue  * Payments, Shopping Cart, affiliate management and Upsell generator: ThriveCart https://improvides--checkout.thrivecart.com/thrivecart-standard-account/  * Video Webinars for sales: WebinarJam and Everwebinar ($1 Trial) https://nickskillicorn.krtra.com/t/lwIBaKzMP1oQ  * Membership for protecting content: Membermouse (Free Trial) http://affiliates.membermouse.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=735  * eLearning System for students: WP Courseware https://flyplugins.com/?fly=293  * Video Editing: Techsmith Camtasia http://techsmith.z6rjha.net/vvGPv  I have used all of the above products myself to build IdeatoValue and Improvides, which is why I can confidently recommend them. I may also receive affiliate payments for any business I bring to them using the links above. Copyright https://www.ideatovalue.com
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