Category: Creativity

Maybe as companies grow, and especially when they become public, they simply cannot be creative anymore? The regulatory requirements associated with being a public company, and the liability considerations of having “deep pockets” alone might prevent the company from creating an environment supporting creativity. Continue reading

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Dr. Leigh George, Founder and CEO of Freedom, talks about the intersection of innovation and marketing and why marketing is more important to businesses than ever in this episode of ‘The Innovation Engine’ podcast. Continue reading

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In the sandbox, creativity reigns, stress dissolves, and innovation is suddenly possible. Continue reading

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In my research of creativity in startup and mature companies I found that the ability of the team to hold productive debates was critical to that team’s creativity level. Continue reading

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Yoram Solomon goes over who exactly is responsible for chief innovation within an organization. Continue reading

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There is a wide range of definitions for the terms “Creativity” and “Innovation”. The one I use the most has two elements to it. From a domain perspective, Innovation is an organizational function, while Creativity is an individual function. From a process perspective, Innovation is a Creative idea that got implemented. The implementation of a creative idea generated by an employee is… Continue reading

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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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