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  • You can be more innovative leader

    After eight years of research and 360 degree data from over five hundred innovators and thousands of executives in seventy-five countries, authors Dyer, Gregersen and Christensen discovered that five behaviors and their consistent practice are at the root of innovation and write about it at length in their 2011 release, The Innovators’s DNA: Mastering The Five Skills Of Disruptive Innovators.

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    Gwen Kinsey
  • Need new solutions? Bring a 5 year old to work!

    Looking to be that creative executive? Want innovation and creativity in your business? Want to increase the likelihood of finding scalable and sustainable solutions? Start by exploding the number of potential choices and possibilities before beginning your process of analyzing and sorting for best options. The capacity for thinking of many new possibilities is rooted in divergent thinking. You need to incorporate stuff that goes beyond

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  • Embrace creative disruption with employee engagement as a bonus?

    What does it take to improve leadership? Do we have to succumb to destruction before we can seize possibilities? Can we create a loose organizational framework better suited to rolling with change? What would it take to embrace– creative disruption, emerging markets, tectonic shifts triggered by technology and complexity? What would it take to dream up and empower a self organizing team charged with observing,

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    Gwen Kinsey
  • How do you uncover complex solutions during disruptive times?

    The complexity of disruption impacts how we need to improve our critical thinking. Musings for living with creative disruption? We spend a lot of our time managing bite sized and bit sized pieces of information. Our  communication tools are exploding with fast and neat snatches of data.  The discussions we have about the most complex  business challenges and social problems facing us

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  • Innovation made harder by entrenched oppostion

    Facing opposition in your drive for cultural innovation? Where are innovation and new solutions being stifled by those locked in by a perspective of too much to lose? What is getting passed along as “fact” in your world? And, is it fact…or is it a belief or perspective stated emphatically by someone with a lot to lose? “Who the hell wants to

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    Gwen Kinsey