Posts Tagged ‘business innovation’

Our progress through life is a chain that starts with imagination. Einstein once said: “Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.” Sir Ken Robinson describes imagination as a uniquely human quality that allows us to visit the past and the future, giving us the power to empathize and to bring to mind things that don’t yet exist. He describes creativity as applied imagination and innovation completes the chain by putting creativity into practice. Imagine, then, how little Adriana’s preview of life’s coming attractions was shattered on White Rock beach.

Why is it important to look at implementation as a separate topic to strategy in and of itself? Because it’s often the one thing we tend to steer away from [it's true!] and can derail strategic planning objectives if it’s not allocated and organised properly.

While it is supposedly key to their success, SMEs often have an uneasy relationship with the Internet. It’s a problem with many dimensions. Maybe the logical answer is to find ways to empower SMEs to get the information they need. So here’s an idea.

“Fight Club” Meeting are those kind of meetings that can boost productivity. They’re messy, bloody, and raw but at the end they’re much more effective than those “professional” ones. Find out why…

It is adaptation to perfection. It got me thinking that it is exactly what we need to do as business owners…

Some helpful hints for first time entrepreneurs and business people. There is lots too think about, but some things are more important than others. Hopefully this article will give you some help.

If your change initiative is frozen or failing, you are probably still stuck in the first stage of transition. Here’s a tip: try beginning with the ending!

InnovationChef posted a blog here a few weeks back describing the importance of innovation for Irish businesses today. He left us with the question of how we can connect …

Business is being constantly cajoled about Innovation. “Innovate or die!” “Innovation is the lifeblood of the Knowledge Economy!” Similar slogans abound.
“OK, great. So what is Innovation?”
Well, the answers are often not quite so forthright or clear in response. Businesses move on and deal with day to day problems and quite rightly don’t spend much time on the unclear and ambiguous.