The secrets of larks and owls – because when you do things matters

Monday, March 12, 2018

I’ve been mocked for napping in the afternoon for many years so I was delighted to read Dan Pink’s latest book ‘When – the scientific secrets of perfect…

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5 tips to boost your creativity

Friday, February 23, 2018

Have you ever been to the Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green in London? To be honest it’s more like a museum of nostalgia as the core audience…

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Because learning to solve problems is more useful than having a right answer

Sunday, February 4, 2018

When I was 8 years old I knew all the flags of the world. When I was 16 I knew about Pythagoras theorem and when I was 21…

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Do you want to know why I’m out of my comfort zone right now?

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

In my quest to help others succeed at innovation, I often challenge people to get out of their comfort zones, expand their knowledge and try something new. Diversity…

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Let’s sleep on it

Thursday, June 22, 2017

A guest blog by Vanessa Longley. What else are you doing while you are reading this blog? I’m guessing you’re doing at least one other activity. Most likely…

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This squirrel shares its nuts

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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

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

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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