Many organisations are unknowing harbouring dangerous zombies. Now these aren’t the archetypal type with the rotting skin and a fixation on consuming brains, but they can be responsible for sucking out the life and decaying the minds of those [...]
Remember the things you learnt when growing up as a child. I bet the things that stick out are those you discovered for yourself, not those that you were told to do. It’s the such alikes as, “ouch, I won’t touch that again”, “hey, I get treats with good behaviour” and, “that doesn’t go [...]
Creativity can be taught! It’s a skill like any other- and a fundamental business one at that. First though, we often need to overcome some limiting beliefs about just what creativity is. It’s an unfortunate truth: as we become more grown up, gain more responsibilities and have more consequences to life, we lose that element [...]
Aside from being a bit of fun, this, believe it or not, is the basis of a marketing campaign. Now imagine this… everyday people holding the organisation kitty are being hammered by sales and marketing messages- emails, phonecalls, letters, gorillagrams (ok maybe not the last [...]
If you’re looking to get more creativity from your team make sure you put as much, if not more emphasis on rewarding their creative attempts.
Just recognising and rewarding creative results acts to raise the stakes and may put people off trying in the first instance. Rewarding creative efforts will produce a more motivated and [...]