Category Archives: Creativity

Breaking the silence about Bullying in the Arts

An invitation from Improbable, Anne-Marie Quigg, Ellan Parry and Frances Rifkin The first study of workplace bullying in the arts revealed that in UK theatres and arts centres two in every five employees had been targeted by a bully. This … Continue reading

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Myths about creativity and the arts: five and six

Check the previous post for myths four and five, and the one before that for the background to Teresa Amabile’s six myths of creativity and an introduction to the first two. Myth 5. Competition Beats Collaboration¬†In finance and high-tech industries … Continue reading

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Myths about creativity and the arts: three and four

Check the previous post for the background to Teresa Amabile’s six myths about creativity and an introduction to the first two. Here are myths three and four. Myth 3. Time Pressure Fuels Creativity Amabile records that business people often thought … Continue reading

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Myths about creativity and the arts

During my research into bullying in cultural organizations, which became the basis for ¬†the book Bullying in the Arts, I noted that quite a lot of arts managers claimed the experience of working in arts environments with creative people was … Continue reading

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