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We all know how vital it is to innovation to foster creativity and curiosity. Whether you are seeking to improve your own creativity levels or inspire others to boost their skills in this area, the first step to fostering a creative culture is understanding. Industry experts and commentators are constantly exploring new possibilities in this area, and this week think has a round up of all the latest discussions on creativity, curiosity, and how to translate these into meaningful innovations.
Employee engagement is always a hot topic in business and innovation. But this week has seen the likes of Forbes, The Huffington Post and FastCompany wade head first into the debate. This week think has a round-up of the latest debate surrounding employee engagement, and everything you need to know to stay on top of your game.
IS ENGAGEMENT ENOUGH?
According to an article by FastCompany this month, ‘employee engagement’ is a much overused term that has become the buzzword of previous years. Yet FastCompany has argued despite the popularity of discussing employee engagement, actually acting upo… continue reading
What would you say if you could have all the benefits of running your own business with lower risk, an already established brand reputation and a strong support team around you? We’re pretty sure it would be a yes. Ever thought of running your own franchise? This week think is going to make you fall head over heels for franchising…
LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT
According to business dictionary Investopedia, ‘a franchise is a type of license that a party (franchisee) acquires to allow them to have access to a business's (the franchiser) proprietary knowledge, processes and trademarks in order to allow th… continue reading
We all know that innovation can be a fuzzy concept, and that being adept in one area of innovation doesn’t necessarily mean you are adept at them all. It is entirely possible to be strong in research and development innovation, driving new products forward and bringing them to market, yet in other areas struggle to kickstart your strategic innovation strategy and push boundaries of creativity and original thinking. This week think is exploring the many faces of innovation, how to know your strengths and improve on areas more challenging for your organisation.
SCIENTIFIC AND RESEARCH INNOVATION… continue reading
Many technological advances can lead to innovation, just as innovation itself can lead to technological advances. One such advance is connectivity, now perhaps one of the cornerstones of the modern business environment and one taken for granted in many an area of the world. But does connectivity really help us to innovate? Or does the opportunity for procrastination and over-collaboration its provides hinder us in organic creativity and innovation? This week think explores…
Connectivity is perhaps one of the fundamental components of a modern business. In a globalised… continue reading