If you want innovation then think about these two words – pain and slack. They can lead you to innovation success.
Here are four main traits that lucky people have that help them to be ‘lucky’.
If you are looking for product or process innovations then try some mathematical operators – add, subtract and differentiate.
If your opponent is bigger than you and stronger than you then do not take him on directly – you have to outflank him.
Six Serving Men is a team exercise that examines an issue from twelve different viewpoints.
Whatever the subject of your workshop or training course there are some simple steps you can take to make it better for the participants and better for you. Here are a few of them.
In January 1992 a container with 29,000 plastic bath toys was washed overboard in the Pacific Ocean.
Have you seen “The Artist”? It won the best film award at the 2012 Oscars. It is a charming tale about the transition from silent movies to talkies.
The simplest way to categorize innovation is into two forms – incremental and radical.
Every time that we approach a problem, in any walk of life, we bring to bear assumptions that limit our ability to conceive fresh solutions.
Always avoid all aimless alliteration.
This story is renowned as an example of counter-intuitive thinking and of the dangers of ‘survivorship bias’.
Successful people do not do the following things but chances are you still do. Make a decision to add these to your ‘stop doing’ list.
Being open-minded does not mean being gullible, weak or lacking in opinions. It means being receptive to the ideas of others.
Is your organization a little too comfortable? Are your people risk-averse? Is there a blame culture?
8 steps towards creating a truly innovative and entrepreneurial organization.