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The Creative Management Challenge

Below are four simple questions. Try to answer them all before looking at the answers. Q1 How do you put a giraffe into a fridge? Q2 How do you put and elephant into a fridge? Q3 The King of the .
(March 02, 2008)
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Creativity - Selecting the Right Technique

You, your staff or even your boss have been on a course or bought a self help book that described some creative techniques. You have tried one or two and they sort of worked, but not as you had ..
(March 26, 2008)
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Where Is Your Giraffe?

You may remember a previous article ‘The Creative Management Challenge’ which posed some simple questions such as ‘How do you get a giraffe into a refrigerator?’ There were ..
(May 05, 2008)
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The Futures Bright How Do We Get There?

The first stage is a huge information gathering exercise (remember the analogy of a ship's wake, we need all of this information). At the same time there needs to be some degree of focus. We cannot ..
(June 27, 2008)
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The Futures Bright What Does it Look Like?

The best way to ensure that your business not only survives, but thrives, is to know what the future holds. Many people profess to do this already but what is it exactly that they are doing? From ..
(June 27, 2008)
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Calibrating Your Idea Generation Pipeline

Most large organisations talk about their ‘sales pipeline’. Without knowing all of the details we understand that a) the pipeline should produce a stream of sales b) the pipeline should ..
(July 23, 2008)
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An Afternoon of Strategy

Can Strategy really be put into the same category as a good book, your favourite CD or a celebrity chef? Can you really do it justice in an afternoon? The answer is most definitely yes and you can ..
(July 23, 2008)
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Creativity and Innovation in the Public Sector

I imagine that there are some readers who will eagerly begin reading this article expecting me to either say how great the public sector is in this area (like steering a tanker, sterling effort, lots .
(July 23, 2008)
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Is Your Thinking Really Creative?

When people say they are creative or that they believe in creative thinking, what exactly are they talking about? Where is this creativity supposed to be? There are many artists, sculptors, poets etc .
(July 18, 2007)
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Innovation And Culture

Whilst talking to many people about innovation there is one question that they all ask. ‘Do you have experience of of working in my industry sector?’. Quite often the answer is is ..
(July 18, 2007)
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Does My Bum Look Big In This?

As every man knows, this is a question that is impossible to answer. Say ‘yes’ and you will either be dead within seconds or you will be drowning in tears to the words ‘Are you saying ..
(May 02, 2007)
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Innovation - The Way It Works

This is not the definitive guide to innovation. It is just one way, and it works. The process outlined below is for a single innovation project, not continuous innovation. That is a step too far for ..
(May 02, 2007)
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