Creativity

The Time To Innovate Is Now

All industries look to innovate in order to ensure they can respond quickly enough to customer demands.  Problems often arise if there’s a lack of speed in innovation.  And some leaders are concerned that few individuals within the organisation will take the initiative or are incapable of looking for creative ...

I’m Not The Creative Type

I’ve lost count of the number of people who have told me that they’re not creative.  Unfortunately, until a few years ago, that included me! My belief was set in stone for me when I joined a management consultancy (as one of my first full time jobs, many years ago).  The ...

A Group’s Lack Of Creativity

When you’re asked to brainstorm some new ideas, who do you invite to the meeting?  Are you inviting like-minded individuals, those you may have worked with before or you seem to get along with? This may seem like a good idea, but you could be missing out on some vital thought ...

How to Maximise Creativity and Innovation in Your Team

There’s been some recent research which shows that individuals working on their own are much more effective at producing new ideas than when working within a team.  However, to get even better results, leaders should use a mixture of creating new ideas and brainstorming techniques. From the research by Nicolas Kohn, ...