Category: Culture & Values

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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From Steve Jobs to Elon Musk, we seem to want to simplify the innovation process down to a single person. In the process we forget innovation’s missing vitamin C – collaboration. Continue reading

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One of the steps towards assessing value creation is observation and measurement. 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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Serial Innovators

While serial innovators bring their organization benefits, they too frequently are not valued and even seen as trouble makers. 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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