Category Archives: Creativity and Innovation

How to be more successful. Stop trying so hard.

When I was a shiny faced graduate trainee learning the craft of management skills in the Distribution division (what they now call Logistics, I believe) of a large brewery, they decided that I needed to get my HGV Class 1 … Continue reading

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I bet you’re not as smart as you think you are

So you think you’re smart.  You make logical well balanced decisions, and don’t let your intuition get in the way of logic.  That’s you: business minded, professional you might say. Yeah right.  Let’s try a little experiment.  It’s borrowed from … Continue reading

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When will the Extraverts ever learn?

Last week I had a meeting with the Head of Organisational Development in a large public sector organisation.  I’d never been to their smart Headquarters before, so my genial and outgoing host enthusiastically showed me around.  It wasn’t long before … Continue reading

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Plan space for your Creativity (and put a deadline on it!)

I know lots of people (you probably do too) who do not think of themselves as being at all creative.  Perhaps because they think of themselves as being too organised or structured to be good at it.  You can’t be … Continue reading

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