What kind of editor are you?

Hypnotic storyteller Robin Manuell has a great take on the famous Disney Strategy for creativity. For him, the three ‘positions’ in the sequence are Imagineer, Realiser and Editor, rather than Dreamer, Realist and Critic (or “Spoiler”). Similar, I know, but definitely different. And the subtle differences between the words make a big difference when it comes to…

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How new words are born

New words are being created at an astonishing rate at the moment – or so it seems from here. In the last week, I’ve spotted three interesting ones in my inbox: Andrew Cain introduced Fixititis. He says it happens when patients expect the doctor to fix everything for them – and the caring doctor feels…

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The listener's expression matters

Recent research has confirmed what great listeners have always known – the way the a listener behaves makes a huge difference to the quality of information they receive from the speaker. The British Psychological Society reports on a study which demonstrated this experimentally. A group of students watch a short film and then described it…

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The listener’s expression matters

Recent research has confirmed what great listeners have always known – the way the a listener behaves makes a huge difference to the quality of information they receive from the speaker. The British Psychological Society reports on a study which demonstrated this experimentally. A group of students watch a short film and then described it…

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