Scott Morrison |
How To Unleash the Boom! Cultivating A Creative Environment

Scott Morrison is the founder and bringer of the Boom! and has worked with and at brands including Saatchi and Saatchi, Wieden and Kennedy, Nike, Levi’s, XBox, Activision and Diesel.

Scott believes wholeheartedly in unblocking old ways of thinking, unlocking new ways to join the creative and commercial dots and unleash the people and ideas in a business.

Or in short… bring the Boom!

Life long creative Scott is a speaker, movement starter, mentor, author, photographer, street wizard, former DJ and producer.

We had a great time chatting with Scott and cant recommend enough his book Creative Superpowers

You can learn more about unleashing the Boom at their website here

Scott Morrison

In This Episode, We Cover

  • His book Creative Superpowers
  • The African art of ‘Akonuche’ — Everyone of us is creative
  • How to tap into your innate human need for creativity
  • Don’t rush for the gold be the one selling the pick axes
  • The start up mantra — Does pivot mean quit?
  • Why no one cares about your process
  • Using you own products makes them better
  • Kapil Gupta on performance
  • Creativity requires boundary conditions
  • The 3 pillars of an engineers mindset
  • Wim Hof and mental training the reptilian brain
  • Stealing Elegantly
  • Re-framing problems as puzzles
  • Unblock, unlock, unleash — Learn, unlearn relearn
  • Why you should be a Physicist with your ideas
  • Maker, Hacker, Teacher, Thief synopsis
  • And much more!

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Selected Show Notes

  • [ 0 : 1 : 0 ] : Intro to Creative Superpowers book
  • [ 0 : 2 : 45 ] : Maker Hacker Teacher Thief Introduced
  • [ 0 : 3 : 22 ] : How many people think they are creative?
  • [0 : 4 : 5 ] : Akonuche — Everyone of us is creative
  • [ 0 : 4 : 45 ] : Time Space and Tools are essential for creativity
  • [ 0 : 6 : 30 ] : Is creativity in our DNA?
  • [ 0 : 9 : 0 ] : Finding creatives in unlikely places
  • [ 0 : 10 : 40 ] : Comparison kills creativity
  • [ 0 : 12 : 30 ] : Tap into your innate human need for creativity
  • [ 0 : 13 : 53 ] : Don’t rush for gold be the one selling the pick axes
  • [ 0 : 15 : 40 ] : No body is too smart for a second opinion
  • [ 0 : 16 : 30 ] : Introduction to think sprint
  • [ 0 : 19 : 20 ] : Lean start up mantra
  • [ 0 : 23 : 2 ] : Does pivot mean quit?
  • [ 0 : 26 : 6 ] : Clients don’t care about the process
  • [ 0 : 28 : 23 ] : You associate great brands with a feeling
  • [ 0 : 30 : 0 ] : Is it helping you to survive or thrive?
  • [ 0 : 32 : 0 ] : Using you own products makes them better
  • [ 0 : 36 : 0 ] : Kapil Gupta on performance
  • [ 0 : 38 : 20 ] : Focus on your strengths as much as your weaknesses
  • [ 0 : 41 : 15 ] : Focus on removing the pebble from the shoe — unblocking your business
  • [ 0 : 43 : 3 ] : Great cultures have clear boundaries
  • [ 0 : 45 : 20 ] : An example of creativity and process from sport
  • [ 0 : 46 : 10 ] : Creativity requires boundaries conditions
  • [ 0 : 49 : 0 ] : The 3 pillars of an engineers mindset
  • [ 0 : 50 : 10 ] : Hacking for growth in India
  • [ 0 : 54 : 55 ] : What is a hacker
  • [ 0 : 57 : 20 ] : Language and our creativity
  • [ 1 : 0 : 0 ] : Street wisdom
  • [ 1 : 3 : 2 ] : Wim Hof and mental training the reptilian brain
  • [ 1 : 5 : 45 ] : Simplicity of language as a tool
  • [ 1 : 6 : 20 ] : Tiago Forte productivity system
  • [ 1 : 8 : 0 ] : Steal Elegantly
  • [ 1 : 11 : 0 ] : Re-framing problems as puzzles
  • [ 1 : 16 : 0 ] : What gets in the way of communication
  • [ 1 : 23 : 13 ] : Do more to drive energy and passion
  • [ 1 : 24 : 20 ] : Unblock, unlock, unleash — Learn, unlearn relearn
  • [ 1 : 26 : 0 ] : Be a Physicist with your ideas
  • [ 1 : 28 : 0 ] : You can benefit from relearning
  • [ 1 : 29 : 40 ] : Maker , Hacker, Teacher, Thief synopsis

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