This squirrel shares its nuts

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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This squirrel shares its nuts because it’s an innovation squirrel. Over the years, we’ve worked with many organisations, teams and individuals (and squirrels) to help them develop better…

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The female of the species is more cautious than the male

Friday, January 27, 2017

A collaboration blog by Ian Scott and Lucy Gower. Last year over at Lucidity we developed the innovation animal quiz to help you understand what type of innovator…

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There’s no such thing as a bad idea

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

I’ve got some news. There is. There are simply loads of bad ideas. Chocolate teapots, a donut eating competition to fundraise for a diabetes charity and voice activated…

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Making time to be creative isn’t an add-on to your job – it IS your job

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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I believe that creativity is something that we are all capable of. As human beings we are skilled at using our imagination and of generating original ideas to…

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Creative teams play and have fun at work

Thursday, June 9, 2016
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Has anyone ever tried to help you be more creative by asking you to ‘think outside the box?’ I suspect that putting you under pressure to just switch…

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Did you get the fax about the Internet?

Monday, November 9, 2015
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It was generally agreed that the Earth was flat until Pythagoras shook things up when he first proposed that it was round sometime around 500 B.C. This rumor…

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7 myths of innovation

Monday, December 2, 2013

Innovation is not just about green bean bags and whacky idea sessions. Lets blow some myths about innovation out of the water and hear what some of the…

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Underdogs, misfits and the art of battling giants

Monday, November 18, 2013

Malcolm Gladwell’s latest book David and Goliath highlights that power is not always what it might seem and how the ability of the underdog to succeed should not…

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What’s the point of it?

Monday, August 19, 2013

  Ages ago I spotted this list written on a piece of A5 paper on the wall of my (then) Directors office. It inspired me  – so I…

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Why do inflight safety videos have to be so very boring?

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Inflight safety videos are so boring. Has anyone ever watched one? Objectively they are important. If something goes wrong on the flight, the information in the video could…

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