This is a great presentation by Tim Brown, the CEO of Ideo, on the role creativity and play should have in the design process and the work environment. It is fascinating to explore how we often leave the openness of play behind as we become adults. That it is that willingness to make believe which enables the birth of great ideas.
All too often apologies are issued for mistakes which are really no more than experimentation, that pushes the boundaries, those same mistakes which enable us to grow. Is it really the mistake that we are apologizing for or our embarrassment?