Creativity starts in the brain with both sides involved. Exercise, sleep and meditation facilitate creativity. It can happen at work, home or during play. At work there are many opportunities to exercise creativity from continuous improvements to new product developments.
Universities and major cities are great creative hubs. Education plays a critical role in creativity. Inhabitants of major cities are three times more creative than those living in small towns.
Samuel A Malone is a self-employed training consultant, lecturer and author. He has published numerous journal articles in the fields of learning, study skills, personal development, motivation and management. He is the author of 28 books published in Ireland, the UK and abroad on learning, personal development, study skills and business management. Some of his books have gone into foreign translations including Russian, Spanish, Danish and Norwegian, and second editions. Some of his books have been published in India. He has an M.Ed. with distinction (in training and development) from the University of Sheffield and is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and a Chartered Secretary (ACIS) and a Member of the Irish Institute of Industrial Engineers (MIIE). He is a fellow of the Irish Institute of Training and Development (FIITD).