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Lateral Thinking and Creative Excursions
Lateral Thinking and Creative Excursions
Excursions to Boost Your Creativity Disclaimer: Side effects of lateral thinking include mind-altering creativity, prolonged laughter and an occasional desire to break into song. Any pain (besides ...
How To Build a Strong Idea Network
How To Build a Strong Idea Network
Why a Strong Pipeline of Ideas Is Important As an extrovert, I always loved networking—even when it wasn't actually helping me do my job better. I've always been really good at keeping in touch with ...
The MacGyver Theorem: Hacking the Fuzzy Front End of Innovation
The MacGyver Theorem: Hacking the Fuzzy Front End of Innovation
Crack the Innovation Code Do you remember the show MacGyver? MacGyver was a government secret agent who would continually trouble-shoot his way out of threatening situations with a sense of ...
Opportunity Discovery: Distinguishing Leaders from Followers
Opportunity Discovery: Distinguishing Leaders from Followers
4 Stages of Creative Problem Solving (CPS) in the Product Development Process: Opportunity Discovery Opportunity Expansion/Redefinition Idea Generation/Solution Identification Taking ...
Focus Groups and Florida Panthers: Rescuing Them From Extinction
Focus Groups and Florida Panthers: Rescuing Them From Extinction
Maximize Effectiveness to Prevent Focus Group Extinction Biologists recently released a rare Florida panther back into the wild, after it had been raised in captivity ever since it was a kitten. With ...
When Developing New Products, Why is it Important to Start with Good Ideas?
When Developing New Products, Why is it Important to Start with Good Ideas?
Developing Good Ideas January, 2013 Newsletter How important is it to start with a good idea? Companies invest a lot in developing new products and finding ways to talk about them. So coming up with ...