Big 5 Creativity Conditions – Curiosity and Cognitive Flexibility (Creativity volume 5)

Jim Ware, CFA & Jason A. Voss, CFA This is the latest in our continuing LOL series on creativity and innovation, and coverage of our third of the Big 5 Creativity Conditions: curiosity and cognitive flexibility. To help readers remember the Big 5, we created a simple acronym: IDEAS I is for IQ/Expertise: having sufficient subject matter...

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Big 5 Creativity Conditions – IQ/Expertise (Creativity, volume 4)

Jim Ware, CFA & Jason A. Voss, CFA We have been on a trajectory to map the crucial, but underappreciated, investment subject: creativity. In short, there is not a single investment problem that cannot benefit from a healthy dose of creativity. It is a competitive advantage. In this edition we tackle the next of the Big 5, IQ/Expertise. The...

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Big 5 Creativity Conditions – Sustained Attention (Creativity, volume 3)

Jim Ware, CFA & Jason A. Voss, CFA Our ongoing dive into creativity is based on this premise: creativity is hugely important to investment success,  and it does not get its due attention. The last LOL covered the Big 5 Necessary Conditions for Creativity. Now we turn our attention to, well…attention. As in, the first of the Big 5: sustained...

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