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Creating the right Conditions to stimulte innovation and Creativity in the workplace

I did some work with a new client which offered some fascinating insights into what is required to create the right conditions to stimulate innovation and creativity in the workplace. I had the opportunity to launch the initiative at our new customer’s conference – their top 100 managers were in a luxurious hotel in Scotland […]

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Google buys Crowd-navigation firm Waze for £1.3bn

I often tweet about ideas that I wish I had thought of, but this is one that I really did think of (but didn’t do anything about)! “Let the Crowd beat the jams” is the tagline for Waze. They have a smartphone satnav app, like many others available, but this one empowers the ‘crowd’ to […]

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David Cameron promises £1m ‘Longitude Prize’ for BIG ideas

It will be fascinating to see how this pans out. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-22892443 It’s not the first time that Cameron has crowd-sourced’ ideas. When the torries first came to power they launched a similar campaign to gather ideas for saving money. (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-10877282) Those of us ‘in the know’ saw the obvious flaws that didn’t seem to have […]

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