Last week I gave a workshop on how to mine social networks for insights. I used Facebook’s Fan Pages as a use case. Many of the participants were surprised as they didn’t visit Fan Pages and thought most were spammy. They also said they didn’t like it when brands suddenly went off topic because businesses [...]
Stealing to innovate requires piecing together different elements to create something new. The What Works Matrix helps you find different combinations in a practical way.
Constraints help you focus on what matters. Recent research says that the best approach to innovate is scarcity.
The most creative strategists stand out not because they have more knowledge but because they are able to drop their preconceived notions and focus intensely on the present moment.
The Innovation Matrix is a sketch by Tim Kastelle that helps explain how organizations get better at innovation
Image via Wikipedia Last week I mentioned that the number one creative skill you need to master is the ability to free associate, to make connections between dissimilar things. I just stumbled into Ellen Di Resta’s post on the innovator’s perception where she probes further into the concept to which I left a comment: [...]
I’ve got a really fresh brain after this weekend because I read Jack’s Notebook by creativity and innovation expert Gregg Fraley, it’s my first time reading a literal business novel so it was refreshing to have a book put my visual senses to work and putting me in the story. Jack’s Notebook is essentially [...]