Category: Psychology

Matthew Griffin sits down with the CTO of one of Europe’s largest utilities to understand what advice he’d give a Twentieth Century organisation trying to inject Twenty First Century DNA into their organisation. Continue reading

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10 Ways to Discover What You Don’t Know that You Don’t Know

The mindset of innovation is characterized by a deliberate attempt to question what you know and explore what you don’t. In large organizations this manifests itself in a very simple equation;Innovation = reducing errors + increasing insights. It is this dilemma that plagues most organizations.. Continue reading

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In a study of ideas “only 3 percent of the people come up with their best ideas at work” (which is, of course, when many of us need them most). We looked into some of the most unlikely places where great thoughts emerge and you might be surprised what we found. Continue reading

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Our everyday decisions, and those of our colleagues, our consumers, and our families are constantly influenced by hundreds of cognitive biases. Pete Foley shares in no particular order, 20 that are related to innovation, the innovation process, and innovation research. Continue reading

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“Entrepreneurs are using a new ‘Technocratic Democracy’ to create multi-billion dollar organisations faster than ever before; and legacy multi-nationals are finding themselves having to transform and rebuild their businesses in ‘mid flight’ in order to compete.” Continue reading

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Storytelling

Here is an interesting infographic I found on the Neuroscience of Storytelling… Continue reading

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Innovation Psychology – 6 Big Innovation Opportunities from Life Changes

Big life changes like going to college, starting a new job, or starting a family define our lives. Because they disrupt our everyday behavior and habits, they also offer some unique opportunities for innovation. In this blog I’ll suggest six ways to leverage these pivotal moments. Continue reading

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