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5 Characteristics of a Culture That Develops and Executes Breakthrough Ideas

5 Characteristics of a Culture That Develops and Executes Breakthrough Ideas

This is a real proof of my theory of #integraltheory #innovation – specifically the Lower-Left Quadrant (idea pollination). Innovation happens by design. Build it in to your company, and it will show through in your results and relationships with customers. 5 Characteristics of a Culture That Develops and Executes Breakthrough Ideas thumbnail courtesy of entrepreneur.com    

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3 Artsy Disruptive Business Resolutions

3 Artsy Disruptive Business Resolutions

Improv Have a theatrical improvisation teacher employed in the company. His job would be to have daily eight-hour classes on theatrical improvisation with series of employees. This works like magic as a team-building tool, a creativity-sparking tool, relaxation tool, a tool generating engagement in employees. – This is integral innovation, the upper left quadrant. Zazen Have a ‘meditation and yoga’…

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The Power of Feedback: How To Make Feedback Constructive

The Power of Feedback: How To Make Feedback Constructive

Lolly Daskal knows a thing or two about leadership. Here are some excellent ideas about giving feedback.   Criticism is rarely easy for anyone to hear, but the manner in which it’s provided can make a huge difference in how feedback is received and how useful it can be in helping the recipient grow. The way most organizations handle feedback…

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Are you a Starman? (4 things about Elon Musk’s leadership)

Are you a Starman? (4 things about Elon Musk’s leadership)

SpaceX launched Falcon Heavy for the first time on 7th of February 2018. Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster was the payload. Starman is the dummy driver. Now, it orbits our Sun. This is what this grand act of SpaceX and Elon Musk teaches humans about leadership. Live to create or create to live? Elon Musk teaches us not to live with the…

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3 Mind-Related Crazy Ideas To Disrupt Your Employees’ Uncreative Thinking

3 Mind-Related Crazy Ideas To Disrupt Your Employees’ Uncreative Thinking

Psychotherapy Have a full-time psychotherapist employeed by the company and ensure at least one session per month for each employee. Corporate stress is one of the biggest barriers to creativity .  – The Upper Right Quadrant of Integral Innovation. Biofeedback Buy a biofeedback/neurofeedback apparatus, install it in a room and have all employees use it daily. It will train their minds…

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The Iceland of Creativity

The Iceland of Creativity

There’s a great deal of buzz over Iceland’s innate creativity. A creative society By many international measures, Iceland is a leading nation in innovation and creativity in a number of fields, including design, music, art and literature. For a country of just 340,000 people Iceland has produced a remarkable number of internationally known artists, scientists and successful entrepreneurs. Among the…

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How Purpose Drives Innovation: Finding Our Way to Things of Higher Value

How Purpose Drives Innovation: Finding Our Way to Things of Higher Value

 I think this is the key factor for the case of #integralinnovation. The pre-existence of a purpose for the creative endeavor gives meaning and patience to the actors. What we crave most are those moments when we are lost in the midst of purposeful engagement. Getting lost means that we have placed ourselves in unfamiliar territory, that we are breaking…

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3 Humanistic Disruptive Business Decisions (for the sake of your employees’ sane creativity)

3 Humanistic Disruptive Business Decisions (for the sake of your employees’ sane creativity)

Have a nursery, kindergarten and school within your premises for employees’ children. Let employees’ children play and learn among your company’s workers and managers. Mingle them with the old ones, the elder members of employees’ families. Transform your office building into a ‘school’, ‘nursing home’ and ‘office’ space altogether. – The Lower Left Quadrant of Integral Innovation.   Let your…

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3 Systemic Changes To Disrupt Your Business Lame Production Of New Ideas

3 Systemic Changes To Disrupt Your Business Lame Production Of New Ideas

Completely change your managerial system. Change it to an open one meant to inquire for people’s solutions. As a high-ranking manager in large corporations, I began as a directive type. Then I shifted towards a more collaborative style and ended up as a ‘one-minute manager’, as a manager-coach. I would never return to directive style. Ask any manager-coach about the…

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