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Design Thinking 2.0 - Turbo charge how you innovate

Design thinking” has swept the world. While there have been many methods for finding innovative yet practical solutions to business and social challenges – such as the “Creative Problem Solving” process of Osborn and Parnes – somehow “design thinking” has caught the world’s fancy like no...

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Are you leading with style™?

Rob Lauber, Chief Learning Officer at McDonald’s Corporation, has a competence he may not be conscious of – an “unconscious competence,” a phrase coined by Noel Burch, a learning expert at Gordon Training International in the 1970s. In 2016 McDonald’s celebrated 55 years of Hamburger...

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4 Tips to turbo-charge your proposals

New projects create change for the managers who approve them. New products create change for the customers who buy them. Whether you’re proposing a new project to your boss or a new product to your customer – either formally in a proposal, or informally – remember: they have their own ways of...

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Innovation starts with a new idea - myth or fact?

It’s often said, “Innovation starts with a new idea.” We beg to differ. To us, innovation has a breathing rhythm – an inhale and an exhale – and creative ideas are the beginning of the exhale. The question is, where did the air for the exhale come from? What precedes creative ideas? The inhale...

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Unify your team through change

When experiencing change, one of the biggest productivity hindrances is a team that is not unified. This can be for a number of reasons, ranging from conflicting viewpoints among team members to a lack of confidence in the change process itself. Most often this lack of unity is present when...

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4 Ways to increase your risk-taking, while lowering your risks

Risk taking is essential for the growth and success of any business. Without taking risks your organization can easily become outdated and left in a dwindling market. Taking risks can lead to a number of internal conflicts and external circumstances that make it a daunting...

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You may be a visionary... but are you seeing the "whole" future?

Being a visionary means thinking about the future and taking action to make that future happen. Since every person thinks about the future, being a visionary is a natural skill every person possesses. So the question shifts from “Are you a visionary?” to “HOW are you a visionary?” When leading...

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