Connect and Combine

Tina Seelig, Stanford University

The re-combination of information is critical to developing new ideas, says STVP Executive Director Tina Seelig. This is the same reason innovation flourishes throughout the world in places where different people and ideas come together, such as ancient Alexandria and modern day San Francisco. But how do you teach this? Seelig shares how metaphors can be a powerful key to unlocking creativity through the combination of ideas.