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Thinking Outside of the Toy Box: 4 Children's Gizmos That Inspired Scientific Breakthroughs

By |2018-04-26T16:57:36-05:00April 1st, 2010|Categories: Creativity, Innovation|Tags: , , , , |

Many of you who have been to the Ranch know that one of the key components of the design is the toys. The toys are provided for a variety of reasons. They remind people of their childhood – either a toy they enjoyed playing with or a toy that they wanted to play with, but never [...]

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Purposeful Play – From Pamela Meyer

By |2018-04-26T16:57:36-05:00March 16th, 2010|Categories: Authors, Creativity|Tags: , |

One of the common misconceptions about play is that it is necessarily purposeless, and therefore can’t possibly have any place in business. Harvard scholar and jazz pianist (and mentor) Frank Barrett calls improvised play a form of “disciplined imagination” reminding us that play can also be wildly productive and innovative. Pamela Meyer wrote a new book, [...]

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Interview with Pamela Meyer, author of "From Workplace to Playspace"

By |2018-04-26T16:57:37-05:00February 15th, 2010|Categories: Authors, Interviews|Tags: , |

Name: Pamela Meyer Title of Book: From Workplace to Playspace: Innovating, Learning and Changing Through Dynamic Engagement What are some of the main themes of your book? The main theme of the book is reflected in its title; From Workplace to Playspace is about a shift in mindset. The book focuses on the everyday space we [...]

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