Category: Creativity

The Future of Jobs and Education - Innovation Excellence

One can argue that today’s education system is skewed towards the teaching of Professional Skills, and it’s this category that will face the greatest opportunities and challenges over the next fifty years. Continue reading

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IBM Learning is now developing a completely different set of competencies which they encapsulate and describe as an ‘adaptive learner’. Stating that “innovation is the art of combination” where designers, developers, and engineers (and supervisors, managers and leaders) are required to combine their ‘expert intuition’ (and knowledge, skills and experience) with ‘strategic intuition’ (and innovative thinking). Continue reading

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Four Key Strengths of the Effective Leader - Innovation Excellence

Leaders in every organization, small or big, play an important role to help create a culture of continuous improvement. It is about the difference a leader can make. It is about an experience, the individual as a leader, can create beyond just a basic job role. What are a few basic and co-related aspects that may make the difference to be an efficient and effective leader ? Continue reading

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An Ideation Exercise

One generative exercise for any CPG company to explore growing market share is hold a session where a team role-plays a wide array of alternative revenue models for a particular brand. Continue reading

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Finding new ways of connecting people in organizations as to how their products or services could really make their lives better, connect them to a broader community and to something bigger than themselves. Continue reading

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Strategy is a Living Organism But Culture Will Outlive Its Creators

Organizations invest a vast amount of time and energy creating defined strategies for innovation. This could be anything from new business models to new products to new ways of interacting with customers. Ultimately, what is often overlooked is that the culture of the organisation will determine whether the strategy is successfully implemented. In short, culture outlives the people that create the strategy. This is where the saying culture eats strategy for breakfast comes from. Continue reading

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A tribute fit for a Prince

Prince Rogers Nelson was a serial innovator in his music, his style and his interactions with the music business and I feel very lucky to have lived in the same age as him. Here is an excerpt from a longer article on Linkedin. Continue reading

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