Innovations in Self-Leadership #1 - Leadership is like charity – it begins at home. In this three-part series I want to share with you some of the tools I use with senior leaders to put them more in charge first of themselves. It’s no good being the boss if you don’t really feel like you’re in control. When we can […]
1 Minute Innovation Video Series - #2 In this series I want to focus on different innovation topics for about a minute – give or take. If you’re interested in applying this thinking I suggest reading the post that comes with this video. I’m always interested in your comments. First the video: Video 2: Innovation – How It Works Seeing With […]
1 Minute Innovation Video Series - #1 In this series I want to focus on different innovation topics for about a minute – give or take. If you’re interested in applying this thinking I suggest reading the post that comes with this video. I’m always interested in your comments. First the video: Video1: Innovation – a Learnable Skill ‘Innovation – Making […]
Purposeful Planning Institute Annual Rendezvous August 5th to 7th 2015 - I would like to express my thanks to the extraordinary number of people who responded to my opening keynote presentation at The Purposeful Planning Institute Annual Rendezvous in Denver. I was moved by your heartfelt feedback and wanted to respond in kind. So I’m going to start writing some short pieces expanding on one of […]
Are You Looking In The Right Place For Innovators? - If you want innovation you need innovators. Innovators are people who can imagine and bring into existence what has not previously existed. So where are you going to find them and should you be looking for a particular age demographic? Many people confuse innovation with technological innovation. If you conflate the two you run two […]
Wouldn’t You Like To Know How To Use Your Brain More Effectively? - Suddenly, neuroscience seems to have become a hot topic. In newspapers, trade magazines, on television and radio, new insights into the brain and how it drives our behaviour are appearing regularly. But does understanding how our brain works really help us to perform better? Or is neuroscience just a new way to package up things […]
Innovation – Making Risk the Teacher - I was recently in Johannesburg where I’m working on an ongoing project which is particularly close to my heart. In the UK Health and Safety has a slightly tarnished reputation, I think probably because directives are often seen as micro-managing and even trivial at times. However when you start talking about the world of mining […]
Innovation At It’s Best - When you think of a generic aircraft, something large, sturdy and multi-passenger probably springs to mind. This new British ultra-light aircraft couldn’t be more different but its innovative design proved very successful as it completed its first public test flight. Watch the video here. The idea of the e-GO plane came about as a result […]
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