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Innovation drugs anyone?

Innovation drugs anyone?

As I continue to work with organizations, I am finding a trend in the type of questions my clients are asking about innovation, namely – how do we enable it in our day-to-day? 

Mindfulness and innovation - a powerful combination

Mindfulness and innovation - a powerful combination

According to the Potential Project, Mindfulness = managing attention.  In our world of connectedness, I for one am very aware of the distractions facing learners in the classroom and in their workday.  

Innovation starts with a new idea - myth or fact?

Innovation starts with a new idea - myth or fact?

It’s often said, “Innovation starts with a new idea.” We beg to differ. To us, innovation has a breathing rhythm – an inhale and an exhale – and creative ideas are the beginning of the exhale. The question is, where did the air for the exhale come from? What precedes creative ideas?

What difference does innovation make?

What difference does innovation make?

I recently attended the “Open Innovation 2016” conference put on by the Marcus Evans group. Open innovation refers to people collaborating and partnering with others outside of their organization to cultivate innovative solutions to various opportunities and challenges, such as new product development, quality and marketing.

Unify your team through change

Unify your team through change

When experiencing change, one of the biggest productivity hindrances is a team that is not unified. This can be for a number of reasons, ranging from conflicting viewpoints among team members to a lack of confidence in the change process itself. Most often this lack of unity is present when team members are not proactively encouraged to contribute to the change process.

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