Monthly Archives: July 2011

Oklahoma Entrepreneurs Start Nonprofit to Spark Web-based Tech Innovation

by Lindsey Miller  In concert with recognitions that Oklahoma is receiving as the best place in America to start and operate a business, the founders of two Oklahoma technology-based companies whose roots are deeply planted in Oklahoma soil will launch their own non-profit foundation in Oklahoma as a way to give back and help prepare and

Coding for creativity: Oklahoma businesses catch the QR trend

By April Wilkerson April is a reporter in Oklahoma City. Contact her at 278-2849 / OKLAHOMA CITY – In today’s smartphone-wielding world, marketers and retailers are increasingly turning to QR codes to inform or intrigue their audiences. Oklahoma is gaining traction with the trend. QR, or quick response codes, are square bar codes that look like

77 books on Creativity

1.   Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind: How Intelligence Increases When You Think Less by Guy Claxton 2.   Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 3.   Higher Creativity: Liberating the Unconscious for Breakthrough Insights by Willis Harmon 4.   The Act of Creation by Arthur Koestler 5.   The Einstein Factor by Dr. Win Wenger 6.   The Creative Power

Are Entrepreneurs Born or Taught?

A Babson College study says if you can lead a student to entrepreneurship courses, he’ll start his own business. By Courtney Rubin Is being an entrepreneur in your DNA, or can it be taught? A new study from Babson College finds the evidence is “overwhelming” that if business students take at least two core entrepreneurship classes, that can “positively influence” them

Oklahoma State University launches application initiative that focuses on leadership, creativity

This fall, Oklahoma State University is adding new admissions questions that will allow prospective students to showcase their creativity and leadership skills. BY DARLA SLIPKE [email protected] STILLWATER — Prospective students who apply for admission at Oklahoma State University will soon be asked to showcase their creativity and leadership skills. This fall, applicants will face a new set of