Creativity — Part of the Process

PODCAST | With Guest Scott Berkun | 24 January 2018

Projectified with PMI | 21 min. | Transcript

Creativity - Part of the Process (Part 2 w/ Scott Berkun)

We return to the oft-neglected role of creativity in project management as Scott shares insights on bringing fresh-thinking and innovative problem-solving to your projects and teams, regardless of the work environment.

About our Guest – Scott Berkun

Best-selling author of Dance of the Possible, among other publications. Scott is a former Microsoft project manager, creative-thinking teacher and popular speaker.

In this episode, we pick up our conversation with Scott Berkun. We return to the oft-neglected role of creativity in project management as Scott shares insights on bringing fresh-thinking and innovative problem-solving to your projects and teams, regardless of the work environment. To skip ahead to specific conversation points, scroll on the progress bar and click on the time mark to the point of the conversation that you want to hear.

  • @01:15 — overcoming 'creative block' by lowering the bar
  • @04:26 — keeping a journal to spark ideas and solutions
  • @09:21 — bringing creative thinking to traditional work cultures
  • @12:29 — balancing quick solutions with deeper exploration
  • @16:40 — an idea-generation technique using 'opposites'

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Scott Berkun

Best-selling author of Dance of the Possible