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5 More Habits of Successful People
In Part One of Habits of Successful People, we looked at routine and why it’s important, prioritising your to-do list and maintaining your physical, mental ...Read more
Creativity in Business – Does it Provide a Real Edge?
Are the Most Creative Companies the Most Successful? Over the last few decades, creativity in business has become one of the most sought after skills. ...Read more
Can we use innovation to achieve a competitive advantage?
In today’s highly competitive environment, the goal of every business or organisation is to get ahead of the competition. This is known as ‘competitive advantage’. ...Read more
The 5 essentials for problem solving at work
There are many things that can become ‘problems’ each day. When something unexpected strikes, it can present a business with a series of issues. The ...Read more
The 3 essentials for creating a creative culture at work
Google is perhaps most famous for pushing the boundaries of the workplace with its informal, playful working spaces, relaxed working practices and the enviable perks ...Read more
Is creative thinking at work a time-consuming and expensive distraction?
The phrase ‘creativity’ often conjures up images of artists flinging paint at a canvas or sketching wildly on a notepad, so it can be hard ...Read more
Synthesis – what’s it got to do with me and my business?
Synthesis is the final stage of a philosophical theory known as the dialectic method. This theory looks at the inevitability of change and how opposing ...Read more
Decision Making – Art or Science?
Decision making is a vital part of business, from everyday operational decisions at junior management level, to long-term strategic decisions faced by senior management. Decisions ...Read more
The role of creative thinking in business
When creative thinking or creativity is mentioned, most people will immediately think of something related to art or design. But, creative thinking is not just ...Read more
Why innovation is vital for business
In this modern, and highly competitive age, businesses need innovation to remain a success. In the past, organisations could possibly survive without it, but those ...Read more
The key steps to effective problem solving
Problem solving is a skill that most businesses would say they are good at, but, the reality is different. Although many business owners and managers ...Read more
Steve Jobs on creativity
‘Only connect’ – Steve Jobs on creativity The name of Steve Jobs is synonymous with creativity in business. Jobs’ achievements at Apple are legendary. There, ...Read more
3 Innovations in Education
My three favourite innovations in… education Creative and innovative thinking are vital to success in any area of life. Education – whether in the workplace ...Read more
3 Examples of Innovation in IT
Innovation in IT Innovation is a topic I enjoy returning to again and again. Why? It’s partly personal fascination with the new, and partly it’s ...Read more
Need to feel creative? Take a walk!
Having trouble generating ideas? Needing to get a different perspective on an issue? Then you might consider incorporating a walk into your daily routine. Called ...Read more
Developing Human Capital
Gary Becker and developing your ‘Human Capital’ This year saw the passing of one of the most influential figures in 20th century economics. Economics Nobel ...Read more
Are you thinking outside the box?
Thinking ‘outside the box’: Edward de Bono and Lateral Thinking Nowadays the term ‘lateral thinking’ has become an integral part of the English language. We ...Read more
Are you a ‘diverger’ or a ‘converger’? Creativity and idea generation
Businesses need creative people. Understanding different thinking styles can help create the right culture for new ideas to emerge. Idea generation and creative problem solving ...Read more
My three favourite examples of innovation in Engineering and Technology
In a fast changing business environment constant innovation is essential to keep ahead of the competition. Innovation can take many different forms, depending on the ...Read more
Tips to teach your staff how to think ‘out of the box’
When it comes to training your staff to perform their tasks well, it is common to follow certain procedures and formats. These procedures help to ...Read more