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The Table of Strategic Elements: Visualize and Create New Strategies

Creativity is all about combining different ideas. It's elements, its attributes. They can all be combined to create something new. Here's something interesting, a basic table to visualize strategies:   Created by Adobe's Chief … [Read more]

Job swapping: The new innovation tactic

Saw this on my Facebook newsfeed yesterday. This is a very strategic idea and one that I've talked about before. It is meant to create surprise, to shake things up by bringing an outside perspective. Everyone benefits from job-swapping. … [Read more]

Are Startup Incubators too focused on Technology?

I tackled a similar question last year, but two articles I came across recently got me thinking. Are incubators worth the trouble for startups? But Vijayashanker took a pass. She'd noticed that many incubators focus heavily on technology … [Read more]

Positive Intelligence: How people and organizations can achieve their potential

Happiness, behavior change, autonomy, purpose... These words have moved into the everyday business conversation and taken on a life of their own in the last few years. They've spawned books and conversations. Yet few offer a systematic way towards … [Read more]

Innovation must reads of the week: Ten Red Flags for Innovation

Ten Red Flags for Innovation: Why It Fails by @lindegaard Why Innovators Don't Always Win - Forbes Crowdsourcing Innovation: How To Make Sure You Spot The Best Ideas - FastCoCreate The Four Worst Innovation Assassins - HBR Why You Won't Get … [Read more]

Where do you keep your ideas?

In yesterday's post I shared my process of how I come up with my best ideas. Today, continuing our series of posts in support of the World Creativity and Innovation Week, the next question has to do with storage. If you're like me, and is in … [Read more]

How do you come up with your best ideas?

The World Creativity and Innovation Week started yesterday. It will run from April 15 – 21. With that said, I thought it would be cool to do a series of posts answering some common questions about creativity and innovation. I will start by … [Read more]