How to generate ideas

By Cecilia Thirlway on 30 May 2019

Topics: creative thinking, creativity, idea management, ideas, ideation, divergent thinking

The innovation process frequently starts with a new idea, a flash of inspiration or a fresh perspective that can be difficult to engineer. In this article we outline some tips on how to help your people flex their creative muscles.
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Powerful questions – why and how to ask them

By Toby Bartholomew on 12 March 2019

Topics: creative thinking, innovation

Have you ever been in a meeting which seemed to have no point to it and was a waste of time? Would it have helped to have someone ask: “Why are we having this meeting? What is its purpose?”
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Are you an adaptor or an innovator?

By Cecilia Thirlway on 25 November 2018

Topics: creative thinking, idea management, innovation

It turns out that knowing the answer to that question is incredibly useful: for individuals, for managers, and for anyone hoping to build a culture of innovation in their organisation.
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MIT Solve – can technology help create the future of work?

By Cecilia Thirlway on 05 April 2018

Topics: creative thinking, featured, innovation

MIT launched its 2018 Solve Challenges recently, and as ever, they reflect some of the bigger issues of our times.
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What does Altered Carbon tell us about creativity and collaboration?

By Cecilia Thirlway on 20 February 2018

Topics: creative thinking, featured, innovation

Have you been watching Altered Carbon? Going by the amount of online chat many millions of us are, so chances are you’re one of them. (If you’re not watching it yet, there’s a good synopsis of the premise here – go on, have a read. I’ll wait.)
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