Do you know at what age a human being is most creative? Five! After that, for most of us, it’s a slow and steady decline. But it doesn’t have to be that way. At least not if you want your business to thrive. Idea Champions offers four web workshops that not only stir the creative juices, but teach people the kind of mind opening tools and techniques that can be immediately applied on the job.
Culture of Innovation
If you want to grow a garden, you need soil – a fertile place to plant the seeds of your future harvest. Similarly, if you want your innovation efforts to bear fruit, you’ll need to get down to the basics and that is the ground from which all growth springs. Your organizational culture – the collective mindset, values, beliefs, assumptions, norms, and processes of your workforce. We can help. Learn more.
Do you know why the expression “ideas are a dime a dozen” is so common? Because it’s true. Generating ideas is relatively easy. Developing and executing ideas is not. The reason? Too few aspiring innovators know how to collaborate. Infatuated with their own ideas, they tend to work alone, spinning their wheels. Not a good idea. Innovation is a team sport. Find out what that means here. Learn more.
George Bernard Shaw said it best: "The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." And that, quite simply, is why a lot of your company’s innovation efforts are coming up short. The ideas may be good. People may be very committed. But their ability to effectively communicate the value of those ideas, especially to senior leaders, is falling short. Way short. Learn more.