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Why We Need To Ask Stupid Questions

Digital Tonto

We often overlook the value of simple questions, because we think intelligence has something to do with ability to recite rote facts. Yet intellect is not about knowing all the answers, but in asking. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Assess Your Promotability Index

Destination Innovation

Which of these is the best approach to working with your manager? Avoid them and just get on with the job. Do exactly what they say. Try to become very good friends. Understand their needs and help them succeed. Which social media site is most important for business? Tik Tok. LinkedIn. Facebook. Instagram. Which person shows the most management potential? Someone who coaches fellow-workers. Someone who always gets the job done. Someone who fits the corporate culture.

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Party For Results, Not Rank


Looking to make your business more innovative? Stop celebrating promotions. The corporate world is an interesting place.

Startup Acquisition 101 for Large Organisations


Explore the challenges organisations face in acquiring startups and how to deal with them

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

008: Fixedness: Your Main Barrier to Creative Thinking

Innovation in Practice

Every day, you face at least one situation where a creative idea would come in handy. But there are just times when you feel like nothing comes out of you. . So what diminishes your creative spark? It’s actually not because you don’t want to be creative, or you don’t need to be. .

Stop Breaking Awkward Silences


Rushing to fill awkward silences is a recipe for disaster when it comes to our brainstorming and innovation efforts

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5 Minutes to a Good Idea


At our recent 48 Hour Lean Startup workshop I helped guide an optometrist with no idea what he wanted to work on to a gamechanging concept in under 5 minutes


#1,923 – COVID-19 Seaweed Treatment

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I hate seaweed. Hate it dangling over my body while I try to swim in the ocean. Hate it as a food source. Presumably, I’m not alone in this assessment. But soon we may all have a reason to love seaweed: its ability to protect us against COVID-19.

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AL SIRAAT COLLEGE: Team Leadership Training Testimonials

Idea Champions

What follows is a sampling of testimonials from some of the 33 graduates of Idea Champions' Team Leadership Training , delivered to Al Siraat College, in Epping, Australia in 2020. SHORT AND SWEET. This is the best professional training I have ever done in my life.

#1,922 – Flintstones Car

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Like everyone else I assumed that in the future we’d have flying cars just like on The Jetsons. I never would have thought that instead, the car of the future would be more like The Flintstones , one that we power ourselves. And yet here we are.

11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution. And with the right preparation, attitude, and structure in place, that's totally possible.To help make sure your short innovation projects are a success, download this free guide from the team at Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform, to learn their top tips.

#1,925 – It’s The End Of The World As We Know It

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

This is a blog about hope. About the future and all the amazing things we have in store for us. About all of the transcendent technologies and scintillating science that will shape our world in the years to come.