Category: Creativity

We aim to optimize performance, hence the business term: Performance Management. Sounds simple, but of course it isn’t. Humans have a lust for control and have developed quite a few mental concepts to ‘control’ performance management; processes, ratings, manuals, competency frameworks, forms, collective labor agreements, etc. Continue reading

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What is the purpose of Human Resource Management? Is it to administrate brains, send them letters and pay them? Or is it to connect brains, drive innovation and delight customers? The answer is both. Continue reading

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Know Your Brain Type and Get More Ideas - Innovation Excellence

This is another article about Quantum Idea Generation a process proven to generate at least 12 X more ideas than brainstorming. In previous articles, I’ve addressed the first two of four Quantum Idea Generation elements – diversity and stimulus. Continue reading

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Here is an in depth interview with Barry Ainsworth, the man who engineered Bohemian Rhapsody, perhaps one of the greatest rock songs ever written. Read on … Continue reading

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Last month I delivered my “un-kill innovation” executive workshop to an executive team of a Fortune 500 technology company in Florida. It was a great experience all around, but at the end I was asked for the key takeaways, and I narrowed them down to the following. Continue reading

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Four hanging yellow light bulbs. Perpetual motion. Idea concept.

Three lessons from the LSI for those leading innovation and change within organisations Continue reading

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Making Your Ideas Brilliant - Innovation Excellence

All ideas are brilliant. The success or the failure of the idea or in other words, the idea taking off or not lies on the person who is pitching it or selling it, i.e. the pitcher. Continue reading

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