Tagged with innovation

Leaders who make the mix work

Harvard Business Review published an interesting article this month on companies who invest in diversity. Some good quotes from the article: People with different lifestyles and different backgrounds challenge each other more. Diversity creates dissent, and you need that. Without it, you’re not going to get any deep inquiry or breakthroughs. A diverse workforce also … Continue reading

Good questions to facilitate change

Gijs van Wulfen writes on LinkedIn There are no old roads to new directions. You should be looking for disruptive ways to really innovate your company. He also gives seven provoking questions to get closer to real change. Excellent questions to use as a facilitator to move your group forward! What would we do if … Continue reading

Making corporate learning work

Thinking back to my course earlier this Spring at Hyper Island on Digital Change, I see prove in this article of the European Business Review that the education industry is missing the boat towards the new era. The authors state that corporate learning is just not working as it should, and has not been for … Continue reading

Five routes to more innovative problem solving

Teams of smart people from different backgrounds are more likely to come up with fresh ideas more quickly than individuals or like-minded groups do (Lu Hong and Scott Page, “Groups of diverse problem solvers can outperform groups of high-ability problem solvers,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2004, … Continue reading