At the beginning of a new year, many businesses consider doing innovation initiatives to refresh their products and services, or the ways they promote and deliver them. Planning and successfully running an innovation project is both a science and an art. Today, I share with you eight dos and don’ts of conducting a successful innovation project. Beware of the […]
Happy New Year to all of you! The beginning of a new year is always a fresh start, and the time to set resolutions for a new, better you. Today I would like to persuade you to pursue an unusual resolution in 2016: Begin living a creative life. What does it mean to live life creatively? When […]
An idea is an idea, isn’t it? Well, ideas have more nuances than meet the eye at first glance. When businesspeople aim at producing new ideas for a challenge they face in their business, say developing a new product, they often talk about ideas in an undifferentiated fashion. In reality, ideas come in many different facades […]
In the last column, we discussed the five levels of creativity (and the related types of creativity tools) necessary to produce outstanding innovation. One of those levels is Idea Development. Unfortunately, few people know that this level even exists, and even fewer know how to master it. Why? The inner workings of Idea Development have […]
Paying attention to random stimuli in everyday life is a great way to fire up your creativity. Many geniuses and creative leaders know how to harness the power of randomness for creative inspiration. How about you?
Nature is random, and many geniuses and creative leaders know how to turn the randomness into a powerful source of creative inspiration.
What can you do to make meetings more productive? How to get better outcomes and tangible results out of your meetings? Let’s admit it: Meetings don’t follow a one size-fits-all logic. It’s rather that different situations require different types of meetings.
Over the last few years, creativity and innovation have emerged as critical success factors for business.