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Need radical ideas? Don’t trust the experts!

Do you know the feeling that when you are looking for novel or radical ideas every time you do an ideation session amongst your employees the winning ideas are incremental ones? In our business we sometimes see Idea Challenge being organised that aim for novel ideas but eventually end up with a selection of the most feasible ones. Don’t blame ...

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All Great Innovators Have One Thing In Common

Take any great idea and you can find no shortage of people who think they had it first. And it’s quite possible they did. History is full of examples of nearly simultaneous discovery. David Hilbert discovered general relativity at about the same time Einstein did. Alexander Graham Bell only narrowly beat Elisha Gray to the patent office. Yet the debate ...

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