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GPS, Map or Compass – What’s Your Leadership Style?

Leadership strategies to lead for innovation And what approach do the people you lead need? A while ago I was talking to one of my clients, a young and dynamic leader of innovation in her organisation, and she was

By |2019-05-14T01:16:12+00:00May 13th, 2019|Articles, Creative Thinking, Innovation, Leadership|0 Comments

A Fifth Stage Of Learning To Make Innovation Happen

Learning and Development specialists know, and most managers will be familiar with, the Four Stages of Learning, also referred to as the Four Stages of Competence… Unconscious incompetence Conscious incompetence Conscious competence Unconscious competence In my new article I want to

Four Stages of Learning: Are They Enough to Make Innovation Happen?

Are you frustrated with the lack of traction in your innovation efforts? Have amazing Innovation plans and strategies been scuttled by those you thought were capable of making Innovation happen? There are many factors that affect an organisation’s ability

The Power Of Why In Strategic Thinking

Disruptive technologies Changing government policy New market or business trends Increasing competition from unexpected sources Staff turnover or disengagement These are some of the reasons recent clients have cited for focusing on the need to be more innovative, and

By |2019-05-12T23:23:02+00:00February 23rd, 2017|Articles, Creative Thinking, Innovation, Leadership|0 Comments

Do we get the leaders we deserve?

What Type of Leaders do we Need and Want? Effective and inspirational leadership, whether at a national/international political level or a business/team level, is vital for successful and sustained performance.  The big question is what type of leadership?  For leaders

By |2016-11-22T00:20:59+00:00November 21st, 2016|Articles, Innovation, Leadership|Comments Off on Do we get the leaders we deserve?

Innovation Is Simple – But Not Easy!

Strategic Innovation Innovation is Simple, but Not Easy!  This is a lesson many people are now learning. Having studied continuous improvement, creative thinking and innovation since the early 1980s, having read dozens of books and hundreds of articles and papers

By |2019-08-21T02:21:54+00:00August 29th, 2016|Articles, Creative Thinking, Innovation, Leadership|0 Comments

Neuroplasticity Is A Fact – How Our Brain Changes Itself

Some time ago I watched a fascinating interview with Psychiatrist Dr Norman Doidge who has researched the science behind neuroplasticity and written a great book… The Brain that Changes Itself. Here are a few key points that struck a chord …

By |2016-11-22T00:20:59+00:00May 2nd, 2016|Creative Thinking, Innovation|0 Comments