Category: People & Skills

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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Although there are no easy solutions, there are ways to improve the effectiveness of innovation in your company or for your clients. Gjis shares ten actions to reduce the failure rate of innovation. 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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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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Molecular biologist Ellen Jorgensen, Ph.D., discusses her New York City lab, Genspace, in the current issue of Physchology Today’s print magazine . It is the nation’s first do-it-yourself nonprofit biotech lab and has launched a movement to bring biology to the masses. 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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