Creativity, Future of Work, innovative education, Innovative stimulus, Lead, Learn, Looking for insights, People Management, unconference, Work Futures

Maria Giudice on changemakers…

A great speech on changemakers here by Maria Giudice. People who can solve problems based on evolving circumstances. Changemakers. People who can see the patterns around them. Identify the problems in any situation. Figure out ways to solve the problems. Organise fluid teams. Lead collective action. Continually adapt as situations change. Designers are change makers. […]

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Eco Outdoor, Learn, Problem Solve, Work Futures

The new landscape for learning + people

At the end of the day we’re all using the same technology, we’re all playing in the same market, utilising the same media and the same marketing systems. Product and people are our competitive advantage and we need to focus on building and maintaining a people culture of growth mindsets that helps people progress their careers in alignment with the growth of our business.

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social media, Work Futures

P&G’s social media hack

It seems that the peeps at P&G realised that this whole ‘social media’ thing was something they needed to get their heads across. What better way to do it than invite 40 of the best geeks from the Valley and stage a 4 hour social-media hack-a-thon exercise for charity. 40 executives from the Valley were […]

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Work Futures

T-shaped people make great planners

This is an old post from 2005 by David Armano but it adds more info to an earlier post I wrote last year about ‘Looking for Innovation superstars‘. Sorry I know, 2 old posts don’t necessarily make a new one but I wanted to add this in anyway. Sometimes it takes a year for my […]

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Find, Future of Work, Innovation, Innovative stimulus, Looking for insights, new product, Nice Design, Work Futures

The next frontier: Design Thinking

Here’s another little ditty from Andrew Tan’s blog WhatIf which covers innovation & design from an Asian perspective. And no, he’s not part of the global outfit Whatif Innovation, he runs his own innovation company and this is his personal blog. Design thinking is the latest and hottest methodology talked about to help a company […]

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Find, Future of Work, Innovation, Innovative co., Innovative stimulus, Lifestyle trends, Looking for insights, Macro trends, Problem Solve, Work Futures

Take me to your feeder

Whether you work in advertising, marketing, innovation or new product development, one of the most difficult things is having to come up with new ideas & perspectives all the time. There’s often a mad scramble to find innovation examples, social commentary or macro trends when we have pitches on or a presentation due, but the […]

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