It's an Inside Job

Unleashing Resilience through Creativity & Innovation. Sebastiano Lombardo.

November 13, 2023 Jason Birkevold Liem Season 4 Episode 20
Unleashing Resilience through Creativity & Innovation. Sebastiano Lombardo.
It's an Inside Job
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It's an Inside Job
Unleashing Resilience through Creativity & Innovation. Sebastiano Lombardo.
Nov 13, 2023 Season 4 Episode 20
Jason Birkevold Liem

In this episode, we explore the vital role of creativity and innovation in building resilience and adaptability amidst today's challenges. Our guest, Sebastian Lombardo, delves into these concepts, emphasizing that creativity begins by uncovering and challenging our assumptions, provoking reactions, and stimulating creativity. We discuss the importance of challenging assumptions, managing expectations, and fostering a sense of safety in the creative process.

Sebastian outlines the creative process, from identifying unthought thoughts to embracing divergent thinking. We differentiate between creativity and innovation, with innovation requiring a contextual assessment of novelty, usefulness, and implementation. Additionally, we highlight the importance of defining focus areas and purposes, aiding individuals and organizations in managing stress and gaining a sense of control.

Sebastian stresses the significance of mapping focus areas and setting quantifiable purposes, alleviating stress. Taking action and expressing thoughts through writing are recommended practices. We also touch on understanding personal creative processes and overcoming creative blocks, suggesting exercises and seeking trusted perspectives.

We express gratitude to Sebastian Lombardo for his insights and recommend his YouTube series on creative and innovative processes. We encourage listeners to share this podcast and leave a rating if they found this episode valuable. Until next time, stay well and resilient.

Chapters

0:00:09 Introduction to the podcast and its purpose
0:08:14 Revealing Assumptions: Mapping What We Take for Granted
0:15:28 Reacting to Provocation: Finding Creative Responses
0:20:57 Using negativity and pessimism as tools for creativity
0:26:49 Unlocking Creativity: Steps to Unveil Assumptions
0:28:22 Divergent and Convergent Thinking in Creative Process
0:30:41 Defining and Distinguishing Creativity and Innovation
0:41:02 Shifting the focus from teams to individual creativity
0:43:14 Practical tips for training oneself to be more creative
0:49:01 The Distinction Between Creativity and Innovation

Sebastian Lombardo's  contact information: 
LinkedIn:        @SebastianoLombardo
Email:               lombardo@considium.no
YouTube Channel: Creatiivity & Innovation

CONNECT WITH ME:
webpage:   www.MINDtalk.no
Instagram  @itsaninsidejob_MINDtalk
LinkedIn:    @JasonLiem
Twitter:      @MINDtalkCoach
Email:           mindtalk@email.com
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In this episode, we explore the vital role of creativity and innovation in building resilience and adaptability amidst today's challenges. Our guest, Sebastian Lombardo, delves into these concepts, emphasizing that creativity begins by uncovering and challenging our assumptions, provoking reactions, and stimulating creativity. We discuss the importance of challenging assumptions, managing expectations, and fostering a sense of safety in the creative process.

Sebastian outlines the creative process, from identifying unthought thoughts to embracing divergent thinking. We differentiate between creativity and innovation, with innovation requiring a contextual assessment of novelty, usefulness, and implementation. Additionally, we highlight the importance of defining focus areas and purposes, aiding individuals and organizations in managing stress and gaining a sense of control.

Sebastian stresses the significance of mapping focus areas and setting quantifiable purposes, alleviating stress. Taking action and expressing thoughts through writing are recommended practices. We also touch on understanding personal creative processes and overcoming creative blocks, suggesting exercises and seeking trusted perspectives.

We express gratitude to Sebastian Lombardo for his insights and recommend his YouTube series on creative and innovative processes. We encourage listeners to share this podcast and leave a rating if they found this episode valuable. Until next time, stay well and resilient.

Chapters

0:00:09 Introduction to the podcast and its purpose
0:08:14 Revealing Assumptions: Mapping What We Take for Granted
0:15:28 Reacting to Provocation: Finding Creative Responses
0:20:57 Using negativity and pessimism as tools for creativity
0:26:49 Unlocking Creativity: Steps to Unveil Assumptions
0:28:22 Divergent and Convergent Thinking in Creative Process
0:30:41 Defining and Distinguishing Creativity and Innovation
0:41:02 Shifting the focus from teams to individual creativity
0:43:14 Practical tips for training oneself to be more creative
0:49:01 The Distinction Between Creativity and Innovation

Sebastian Lombardo's  contact information: 
LinkedIn:        @SebastianoLombardo
Email:               lombardo@considium.no
YouTube Channel: Creatiivity & Innovation

CONNECT WITH ME:
webpage:   www.MINDtalk.no
Instagram  @itsaninsidejob_MINDtalk
LinkedIn:    @JasonLiem
Twitter:      @MINDtalkCoach
Email:           mindtalk@email.com
Tags

episode, "It's an Inside Job", creativity, innovation, Sebastian Lombardo, challenging assumptions, provoking reactions, distinction, focus areas, realistic goals, personal creative processes, creative blocks, resilience, adaptability, ever-changing world

Support the Show.


Sign up for the weekly IT'S AN INSIDE JOB NEWSLETTER

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Introduction to the podcast and its purpose
Revealing Assumptions: Mapping What We Take for Granted
Reacting to Provocation: Finding Creative Responses
Using negativity and pessimism as tools for creativity
Unlocking Creativity: Steps to Unveil Assumptions
Divergent and Convergent Thinking in Creative Process
Defining and Distinguishing Creativity and Innovation
Shifting the focus from teams to individual creativity
Practical tips for training oneself to be more creative
The Distinction Between Creativity and Innovation