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Future of Innovation 2011 — Special Report — Does Innovation Guarantee National Success? – CNBC

This morning’s breakfast reading, wondering what it all means for the future of creativity. (Innovation needs creativity = new ideas and new decisions.) Morning questions:  What does National success mean? Does happiness or satisfaction factor in to these rankings?  What … Continue reading

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A Creativity Pill?

“It’s easy to be lured by the promises of a smart pill that could help us not only think more clearly and access more memory, but feel good about ourselves, be tireless and endlessly confident. And creative.” writes Douglas Eby … Continue reading

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IBM Creative Leadership Study, 2011- more creativity needed among leaders

Creative leadership in action enables a wide range of product, process and business model innovations. Innovation will often require leadership styles characterised by influence rather than power. Managing the increasing complexity inherent in today’s environment requires leaders who will work … Continue reading

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Does engaging in innovation make people smarter?

ScienceDaily (2011-06-22) — Advanced crafting of stone spearheads contributed to the development of new ways of human thinking and behaving. The technology took a long time to acquire the required step-by-step planning and increased social interaction across the generations. This … Continue reading

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Top 10 Innovation Challenges for 2020

Presentation from the recent International Society for Professional Innovation Managers in Hamburg, Germany earlier this month. Related articles The Top 10 Innovation Challenges for 2020 (blogs.forbes.com)

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What’s the big deal about creativity?

Let’s face it, people use their creativity everyday, even you.  You create mash-ups, make new decisions, use your imagination, combine existing elements into new patterns and relationships and more, and not necessarily because you want to. As conditions continue to … Continue reading

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Innovation powerpoints from OVO innovation

Paul Hobcraft (agilityinnovation) and Jeffrey Phillips (OVO innovation) outline five critical innovation areas in this Slideshare presentation.  They have done a remarkable job simplifying innovation outlooks for consideration.  Truly appreciate their work.   Make sure to check their other ones … Continue reading

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Non-linear innovation map for those who like discovery

Innovation can be the product of an innovation process and/or a process that makes a new idea a reality.  The innovation process is generally thought of containing number of stages and is often depicted in linear progression in some way … Continue reading

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Entering innovation – a parable to prepare you for the human dynamics at play

At the end of play Fiddler on the Roof, the peasants from Anatevka, Poland, leave for the new world because a government edict forced them out. Packed with their what few belongings they have the villagers reluctantly exit their beloved … Continue reading

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Creativity: Next Step (V) World Creativity and Innovation Week Personal Project

Whippee!!!  You know where you are headed.  Great first step.  Congrats.  You’ve stepped out of the fog and see before you a great woods, vibrant, green, safe.  There are many ways to enter, which will you choose? Welcome to Step … Continue reading

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