Eclectic Curiosity

Frans Johansson

Creative Generalist Q&A: Selections (Fall 2006)

Posted on December 26th, by Steve Hardy in Archives, Interviews, the eclectic curiosity interviews. No Comments

I started the Eclectic Curiosity Interviews this past September to both broaden the perspective of this blog and to learn a thing or two from some incredibly bright people with exciting stories to tell and wisdom to share. The response from participants and readers alike has been outstanding! The series will continue in the new year but in the meantime, if you haven’t already, check out any of the first seven insightful dispatches…

Jane Fulton Suri
Chief Creative Officer at IDEO
We use the term “post-disciplinary” not to diminish the role of discipline and expertise as a foundation but to communicate the idea of going beyond it, not being limited by a disciplinary stance in collaborative teamwork.more

Creative Generalist Q&A: Frans Johansson

Posted on September 19th, by Steve Hardy in Archives, Interviews, the eclectic curiosity interviews. No Comments

I’m very pleased to kick off the Creative Generalist “eclectic curiosity” interview series with the man who literally wrote the book on intersectional thinking. Frans Johansson is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur. His recent bestselling book, The Medici Effect, was named one of the top-10 best business books of 2004 by, the innovation book of the year by several other organizations and has so far been translated into 13 languages. The paperback was released just a few weeks ago. In this remarkable book, Frans looks at how individuals, teams and organizations can create an explosion of groundbreaking innovations by combining ideas and concepts from different fields, cultures, and industries.more

Latest Posts

Interviews, perspectives, miscellany, and archival posts.

Addressing Unemployment with Social Innovation

Below you can see two shocking statistics about (un)employment, as well as youth.

The world needs to create more than 500 million...


Welcome to the new Creative Generalist.

This is the CG’s third and largest redesign – a full overhaul – since starting up back in spring...