Originally posted on Invitro Innovation:
Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous according to Bill Moyers I believe Humans are hard-wired to create. Creativity is a state of…
A series of quotations on life and work:
I believe everything has to have a clear purpose. A company, a business unit, team, leaders and even brands. A well articulated purpose helps attract others to your purpose. Digital […]
Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous according to Bill Moyers I believe Humans are hard-wired to create. Creativity is a state of mind rather than a special […]
I believe all good things are Purpose-Made. I don’t buy the multi-functional, all-purpose nonsense of marketing. Great leaders have a Purpose, Brands need a meaningful Purpose and even People need […]
“The important and difficult job is never to find the right answers, it is to find the right question.” Peter Drucker.
From young we learn the value of the right Answer. Questions are the domain of authority, they are posed by parents, educators and later on bosses. We spend a large part of early life learning the Answers to Questions, preparing ourselves for the highest level of Questions and Answers: Examinations. The average new recruit has had to pass more than 500 significant tests to get into their chosen career. This pre-ocuppation with Test and Answers creates an Answer Culture which we carry with us into life. We fear the unanswerable Question. It’s only by asking many though-provoking question about a presenting problem that we are able to formulate the final and Queen of Innovation Questions, the HOW MIGHT WE question.A HMW question when crafted well holds two things:
An understanding of the underlying problem AND it opens the door to where the answer might lie (provides direction).
A good HMW statement should enliven your brain and start ideas flowing. A weak HMW statement, feels heavy and leaves you in problem territory with no doors to the solution.
An Innovation Day provides an opportunity to Excite, Empower and to Experience Innovation in your Company. Those that participate in an Innovation Day not only bond with their co-workers and […]
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was […]
Here are a few things achieved by Invitro in 2011 that fill me with both Gratitude and Pride: Conducted 19 Workshops, including 12 ideation sessions and 7 training sessions. Facilitated […]