Tag Archives: Creativity

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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How Big Ideas Are Built

Companies often ask themselves why their innovation efforts seem to produce so few truly game-changing ideas. Why are they mostly getting only lukewarm suggestions for incremental improvements rather than radical new concepts for revolutionizing their industries? How can an organization get dramatically better at generating big, breakthrough ideas? Continue reading

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The most effective approach to change does not start or end in the C-suite. It happens at the heart of the organization, where mid-level managers and their teams build the momentum to implement and lead change. Executives initiate and support change, the rest of the organization lead change. Continue reading

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Battle Success With No-To-Yes

Everyone says they want innovation, but they don’t – they want the results of innovation. Continue reading

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Recently, I was quite delighted to see my post Integrating Lean Startup and Design Thinking ranked #11 of the Top 100 Innovation Posts 2014 at Innovation Excellence. Once again, I was pondering why this post has been by far the most resonating one I’ve written up to now. Continue reading

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Innovation Through Preparation

Innovation is about new; innovation is about different; innovation is about “never been done before”; and innovation is about preparation. Continue reading

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Mark Polson, Creativity and Estee Lauder - the IX Interview

We had the chance to interview Mark Polson, who as Vice President of Creativity and Business, Estee Lauder, is part of the global learning and development team which is an extension of global HR. He is responsible for the development of the competency of creativity and innovation within the corporation. Continue reading

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