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Light up your creative bulb for a brighter future Dr Denise Meyerson Management Consultancy International www.mci.edu.au
Our Purpose Explore what is meant by creativity and innovation in the 21 st century Unleash your own creativity and seek different ways of approaching challenges Use these skills in the workplace
What is an alternative view? This is one view of a stack of bricks This is another view of the same bricks
Lynda Gratton: Organisational Hot Spots: cooperation, great energy, productivity and excitement to innovate Vs The Big Freeze
Why Innovate? exploiting and applying knowledge that is already known = improvements from efficiency and productivity genuinely exploring what was previously unknown = radical changes and innovation
Fast Company magazine lists the top 50 innovative companies in the world. Enterprises it says will redefine our future and point the way to a better tomorrow. Who tops the list?
___ ____ ___ ____ #1: Team Obama
#2: Google Has ambition, breadth of its accomplishments “The Googleplex is a secret lab exploding with ideas. “
#3: Hulu Fox and NBC Universal - watch TV shows online Much-derided joint venture - bigger and smarter all the time.
What can you do to be more innovative and creative? 1.Test your assumptions 2.Learn new techniques for problem solving: 6 hats thinking 3.Work in a collaborative way with others
What assumptions have we made?
Quiz How many different ways can you combine six LEGO bricks (two by four stud) of the same colour?
No more ‘lonely guy’ We want to get 100% from everyone 100% of the time
The Duck Challenge
___ ____ ____ ___ ____ ____ Plan – plan – plan Plan – do – plan - do
How will you use these skills when you return to work? What will you do differently?