How Innovation Helps Groups Improve Workflow Approaches

Dr. Susan Cain Innovation, Management, Professional Development, Training & Development, Training and Development Leave a Comment

I stood in the training room of one of my favorite clients, hoping to introduce the 30 associates to a word that did not describe their present level of performance. That word was innovation. I was there to hold a two-hour rapid learning session, to awaken the group to the value of using innovation at every level of their small …

Dr. Susan CainHow Innovation Helps Groups Improve Workflow Approaches

10 Steps to Increase Creativity

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There’s always room for improvement. Two-Minute Reads are a free tool you and your organization can use just for that reason. Creativity is defined as the tendency to generate or recognize ideas, alternatives, or possibilities. Here are 10 steps you can take to become more creative. See beyond your senses. Creativity is the ability to look at the ordinary ad …

Dr. Susan Cain10 Steps to Increase Creativity

Understanding the Three Levels of Innovation

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There’s always room for improvement. Two-Minute Reads are a free tool you and your organization can use just for that reason. Innovation is an investment in your future financial health. Many researchers think that balancing your innovation into the following three categories is the best way to do it. Incremental. Innovations which are an adaptation or incremental change to an …

Dr. Susan CainUnderstanding the Three Levels of Innovation

Innovation Must-Do’s

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There’s always room for improvement. Two-Minute Reads are a free tool you and your organization can use just for that reason. What can you do in your own organization to leverage it? Here is CLI’s short list of Innovation Must-Do’s: Use the agile model above to re-think products and services and ask clients what they need and how they need …

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Finally! A Great New Resource for Developing Problem Solving and Innovation in Your Organization

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  The origins of the famous and by now trite proverb, “May you live in interesting times” has always been thought to be based on a Chinese curse. But it turns out that theory has undergone scrutiny. The phrase may be more closely linked to the Chinese proverb, “It’s better to be a dog in peaceful times, than a man …

Dr. Susan CainFinally! A Great New Resource for Developing Problem Solving and Innovation in Your Organization

Promoting Innovation Literacy in Your Organization

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Are your people innovation literate? Are they encouraged to bring new ideas to the table? How about this -are they involved in improving your products, services or processes? If the answer to any of these questions is no, or even maybe, you may be suffering from innovation illiteracy. Innovation is the process that allows the creation of something new that …

Dr. Susan CainPromoting Innovation Literacy in Your Organization