Improv for Business

Gregg Fraley

And it’s only partially about collaboration and team bonding. It’s about better access to spontaneous thought and free associative divergent thinking. ” What I mean is you could use Improv problem solving tools with Agile, Lean, Design Thinking, or CPS.

Innovation Training Under Utilized

Gregg Fraley

Specifically: No fluidity in free-associative divergent thinking necessary to innovate — people do not know how to think like innovators! Teams and work groups don’t know how to be collaborative. Creative training is the fuel for innovation fire. .

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Stimulating creativity in your organization


Is your organization reaching its true creative potential? The tools for managing innovation can also hinder creativity by being either too simplistic, like a google form to submit an idea, or too process oriented with several bottlenecks. Without creativity, there is no innovation?—?you

4 Team values to build a culture of innovation [with video]


Since Pris, CEO and founder of Be-novative graduated as a psychologist, she often speaks about the psychological factors of how to build an innovation culture every day. In fact, these 4 values we share within our team, Be-novative as well, since the time our startup was founded.

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3 Innovation Specialists Busting the Myth About Brainstorming

Innovation in Practice

When thinking about creativity in teams, we often imagine a bunch of people in front of a flipchart throwing on the paper whatever comes to their mind – brainstorming. This is how Mark McGuinness defines the term: “‘Brainstorming’ is such a common word that it’s often used to describe any meeting or conversation designed to generate ideas. Don’t criticise – it will dampen peoples’ enthusiasm and kill their creativity. By Orly Seagull.

8 Successfactors of Organizing a Global Hackathon


From the Facilitators’ point of view What does it take for a team to win? Distributed teams were formed by like-minded people from different backgrounds across Asia (279 teams), Americas (88 teams) and Europe (106 teams) bringing in various viewpoints about their future products.

How to Run a Good Brainstorming Session

Rmukesh Gupta

Last week I was invited to run a Design thinking experiential workshop for the STC conference in Bangalore. As a design thinking coach, I end up facilitating a lot of such brainstorms as it is one of the core steps in the problem solving approach. These are the typical ideas, that almost anyone who is asked to come up and typically lack any novelty or creativity. Think about it. Then take a boring average idea and try to make it interesting and creative.