5 Insights from Day 2 at THINK 16

For your reading pleasure, the links of the day: - Adobe "State of Create" Survey. Tom Kelley, managing partner at IDEO, mentioned this important global benchmark study on attitudes and beliefs about creativity at work, school and home. - Why human-centered design matters. This is a good primer on design thinking. Also check out CO-OP's credit union innovation project. - Christopher Morris (@morrischris) recommends Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear to get over the fear of being creative. And here is Tom Kelley's Creative Confidence, as reviewed by us.

- Empathy is not a buzzword; it's a life pursuit. A final thought from presenter Whitney Hess: "The way to authentically introduce empathy to your organization is to live it and breathe it yourself. Compassion starts at home, inside you."