Archive for October, 2015

Gigs or Kids?

Posted on: October 26th, 2015 by monikaherzig

IMG_6656 ©Yelena YahontovaThis morning an article came across my desk entitled “One in four artist careers halted by parenthood”. Actor Laura Wells conducted a survey with 545 artists in England to find out how parenthood affects their careers. 83% of the respondents were female and about a quarter reported that having children just about halted their careers. About 64% reported that they had to miss a performance because they couldn’t find any childcare. The full article can be found here.  (more…)

Managing Creativity

Posted on: October 12th, 2015 by monikaherzig

ConciseGuideIt is an honor to be included as one of the chapter contributors in the “Concise Guide to Entrepreneurship, Technology and Innovation” edited by David Audretsch, Christopher Hayter, and Albert Link published by Edward Elgar Publishing. (more…)

Are Men More Creative?

Posted on: October 1st, 2015 by monikaherzig

If you considered replying affirmative to this question you are in line with the majority of the population. A recent series of four experiments conducted by a group of researchers at Duke University with results published through Psychological Science OnlineFirst reveals a gender bias towards attributes of creativity perceived as male and judgment of creative capacity generally being higher for males. (more…)