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The power of introverts

If we force leaders to conform to our ways of working, if we tell them “This is what leadership looks like” and we don’t allow them to find their own style or way of leading, then it’s our loss. It’s our personal loss. It’s our company’s loss. Our colleagues loss. Our partner’s loss. Our family’s […]

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Creativity, innovative education, Learn, Meet

Creativity is as important as literacy

Where’s the innovation in our education system? I had a question posed by one of my readers yesterday about innovation in education. She contends that our public schools have become “test factories powered by child labour where there is only one correct answer for each question”. Many parents I know have expressed frustration at our […]

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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 […]

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