Do you ever take the time to think?
Just a thought...
Recently there seems to be more and more critics stressing the importance of innovation in improving our economy; this is all very well but in what ways will it improve society, how should we go about applying it and why is it so important? Ever since the decline in the economy when the recession hit in 2008, everyone has been keen to have their say about how the Country can get back on track. We’ve struggled for five years to pull through and now there seems to be a glimmer of hope f… continue reading
Religion is such a pivotal topic in today’s society. Everyone holds different beliefs but essentially these beliefs shape the way we live. Some controversial clashes exist amongst religions that interfere with integrated civilization’s interactions and their daily lives, however, we have learnt to be more open-minded over the years and are now far more accepting of a multicultural society.
Religion can be the cause of much upheaval and contradiction, but are there ways that this could be avoid… continue reading
IS INNOVATION JUST ANOTHER WORD FOR CHANGE; DOES INNOVATION MANAGEMENT ALIGN WITH CHANGE MANAGEMENT?
Innovation is a word with an air of ambiguity about it. Many choose to avoid the topic, believing that its relevance isn’t that significant in business today. As innovation is such a difficult concept to grasp, it appears a great challenge to seek its true meaning and relate it back to your Company’s beliefs and values. Incorporating an innovation strategy in a business plan may not be top priority, however, it is a crucial aspect of any organisatio… continue reading
TOP 6 COMPONENTS AFFECTING INNOVATION MANANGEMENT, FOLLOWING A STUDY CARRIED OUT IN 2010; ARE THEY STILL RELEVANT 3 YEARS ON?
The fourth in a series of reports was carried out in 2010 focusing on the best practices of innovation and the challenges that may be faced in the future. Dr Bettina von Stamm from the Innovation Leadership Forum Ltd. created a detailed report including evidence to support her conclusions. 45 interviews were held, with 40 countries globally; almost twice as many as the report in 2006.
A lot can be taken from the report; loads of … continue reading
Last night saw Tina Catling, co-founder of the think team, put all her eggs in one basket as she launched the brand new comedy club in Headingley, Leeds. Tina has a lot of great assets that one can aspire to, however one of her greatest is her inspirational determination to make things happen. She always follows her dreams, which in this case led her taking a world famous course in stand-up comedy and, ever the entrepreneur, this experience motivated her to set up he… continue reading