Innovation

Playfulness is one of the most important aspects of innovation

Here’s another little bit of mind candy from Tim Brown [of design company IDEO] taken from the brainbox TED. He talks about the link between play and innovation, how important it is to think back to the way creativity and imagination operated at a childhood level. We fear the judgement of peers.We’re embarassed about showing […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
Creativity

Method in the madness . . .

Coming up with ideas is one the hardest things to do . . Unlike other more ‘cumulative’ work where you know what you will reap if you sow X amount of hours, ideas come and go without warning or time limits. Many a time I have sat down, sketch pad and freshly sharpened 2B in […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more