Episode 026: Steal This Idea & Open Source Creativity {Gary Hirsch}

Gary Hirsch uses visual art and improv theatre to help communities and businesses be more creative. In this episode, he talks about letting other people steal his creative ideas, finding ways to offer value to people, and the logistics of creating large scale murals.

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Gary Hirsch uses visual art and improv theatre to help communities and businesses be more creative. In this episode, he talks about letting other people steal his creative ideas, finding ways to offer value to people, and the logistics of creating large scale murals.

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Other artists and resources mentioned in this episode:

  • CPSI Conference (Creative Problem Solving Institute) - where I first saw Gary speak and was introduced to his work. Join me for the 2018 conference, June 19-24 in Buffalo, NY!
  • The Leake Street Tunnel - Gary chronicled his experience painting a mural at this area in London.
  • Marc Craig - street artist based in London who works primarily with large scale murals.
  • Bob Negan - founder of WhizBang! Retail Training and the Retail Mastery System. His quote, “Givers get” is perpetually stuck in my head.
  • The Rook - sci-fi audiobook that Gary recommended. 

 

Special thanks to:

Eric Laws + Morella & The Wheels Of If for composing the show's theme music

 

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