Category: Creativity

Not ALL employees embrace autonomy. Some fear it. It doesn’t make them bad employees, but we need to be careful when assuming that if research showed that employee autonomy improves creativity and productivity, then it is true for all employees. Before giving autonomy to an employee, we must assess whether that employee has a positive attitude towards autonomy or not. Continue reading

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Why assemble a team of experts in different fields if you don’t have them working together? Reconsider whether your organization has fallen victim to silo thinking–and get people to tear down the walls that box them in. Continue reading

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Our fear of crossing the “demilitarized zone” between debate and conflict adversely affects our creativity and productivity as a team. Yoram Solomon goes over how this affects our creativity. Continue reading

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It sounds intuitive that creativity and innovation are important to company success, but when the corporate world focuses so intensely on the “bottom line”, is there a real impact of creativity on company profitability that would justify a shift of that focus from current year bottom line to innovation? Continue reading

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Innovation chaos

When people talk of innovation they often bring up the requirement for blue sky thinking. This conjures up a picture in the mind where there is total freedom and no restrictions. It implies that parameters are barriers to creative thinking. We don’t buy this and we would go even further and say that innovating without boundaries only results in idea chaos. Continue reading

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Word Cloud "Crowd Funding"

Don’t be discouraged if your investors meeting went bad. Crowdfunding may be the answer to secure the funding your project needs. Continue reading

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There are four categories of factors that affect our creativity. Yoram Solomon goes through all four in this post. Continue reading

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