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Here is an in depth interview with Barry Ainsworth, the man who engineered Bohemian Rhapsody, perhaps one of the greatest rock songs ever written. Read on … Continue reading

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Last month I delivered my “un-kill innovation” executive workshop to an executive team of a Fortune 500 technology company in Florida. It was a great experience all around, but at the end I was asked for the key takeaways, and I narrowed them down to the following. Continue reading

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Four hanging yellow light bulbs. Perpetual motion. Idea concept.

Three lessons from the LSI for those leading innovation and change within organisations Continue reading

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Creativity Redefined for Innovation

The words “creative” and “creativity” have been hi-jacked by the world of advertising. The word means something specific to those familiar with Mad Men or Thirty-something advertising stereotypes. In these cases – and the cases of classic advertising – creativity was visual, copy, or positioning cleverness applied at the end of the new product process, when it was time to market downstream. Continue reading

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This article emphasizes that all of us have the creative potential and looks at different practical ways we can use for generating new ideas in our workplaces and during team meetings and being creative for problem-solving. Continue reading

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A paralyzing virus is lurking within many organizations, and it is solely responsible for countless failed transformations. It answers to the name “learned helplessness.” Learned helplessness is not a hip term from yet another best-selling management book; it is a concrete and scientifically proven phenomenon in the behavior of both people and animals. Continue reading

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IBM Learning is now developing a completely different set of competencies which they encapsulate and describe as an ‘adaptive learner’. Stating that “innovation is the art of combination” where designers, developers, and engineers (and supervisors, managers and leaders) are required to combine their ‘expert intuition’ (and knowledge, skills and experience) with ‘strategic intuition’ (and innovative thinking). Continue reading

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