May is all about inspiration. It’s a month for new beginnings and fresh ideas. At Future Transformation we believe that creativity knows no bounds—it permeates in every sector, every profession, and every individual.

Today, we’re excited to share three inspiring talks about creativity. These talks are handpicked by our Creative Marketing Manager Itzel Toral, we hope you feel as inspired as us!

“Creativity is the use of imagination or original ideas to create something”

Creativity in time of capitalism by Nadia Payan

I find Nadia’s talk particularly inspiring, as she delves into the revolutionary nature of creativity. She prompts us to question a fundamental societal notion: Are we conditioned to consume rather than create? This challenge resonates deeply, urging us to reconsider our roles in a consumer-driven world.

According to Nadia, creativity involves harnessing imagination and originality to produce something new. However, she observes that within capitalist systems, creativity is often commodified, valued only if it contributes directly to economic gain. This narrow perspective can leave many feeling creatively stifled, as if their ability to innovate is confined to profit-driven endeavors.

In essence, Nadia’s message is clear: creativity is not a privilege reserved for the select few, but a birthright inherent in all of us. By embracing this truth and living creatively, we can unlock a world of endless potential and boundless innovation.

Neil Gaiman – Inspirational speech

Neil Gaiman’s talk is a must-add to this list for its profound inspiration. He shares insights he wishes he’d known earlier in his journey:

  1. Embrace the Unknown: Gaiman reminds us that when we embark on a new venture, uncertainty is inevitable. However, this uncertainty can be liberating—it allows us to defy conventional boundaries and explore uncharted territory.
  2. Seize Your Ideas: If you have an idea just go for it.
  3. Keep Your Eyes on the Mountain: Gaiman employs a powerful metaphor, likening our goals to distant mountains. While the journey may be daunting and unexpected detours may arise, it’s crucial to stay focused on our aspirations and evaluate whether alternative paths align with our ultimate destination.
  4. Pursue Meaningful Work: Gaiman emphasizes the importance of pursuing work that resonates with our values and passions. While setbacks are inevitable, choosing projects that we’re genuinely proud of ensures that our efforts are never in vain.
  5. Embrace the Journey: Finally, Gaiman urges us to enjoy the creative process itself. Regardless of the outcome, he encourages us to find joy in the act of creation and embrace the exhilarating journey that unfolds before us.

In essence, this reminds us that creativity is not just about reaching the summit; it’s about relishing the climb and reveling in the transformative experiences along the way.

BBC Horizon The Creative Brain. How Insight Works

In this video, scientists unveil a series of experiments that illuminate the intricate connection between science and creativity. Delving into the very essence of how moments of creativity unfold, they offer fascinating insights into the workings of the human brain and its remarkable capacity for innovation.

Viewers are invited to witness the profound interplay between analytical thinking and imaginative expression.

“The ability to think in useful ways is one of the defining traits of human beings.”


As we reflect on the inspiring talks and insights shared in this blog, one truth becomes clear: creativity knows no bounds. From the revolutionary perspectives of Nadia to the timeless wisdom of Neil Gaiman, and the captivating experiments of scientists, we are reminded that creativity is not a rare gift bestowed upon the select few. Rather, it is a birthright inherent in all of us, waiting to be cultivated and nurtured.

So, whether you’re a CEO charting new paths in the corporate world, a teacher igniting young minds with knowledge, or an artist painting your dreams onto a canvas, know that your capacity for creativity is limitless. Embrace it, nurture it, and watch as it transforms your world, opening doors to new opportunities and experiences beyond imagination.


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