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4 Demented Ways To Internally Disrupt Your Business (for the sake of staying ahead)

4 Demented Ways To Internally Disrupt Your Business (for the sake of staying ahead)

The Consciousness Quotient Test yourself and your employees for the ‘consciousness quotient’. Find the site, read the literature, see how it works, ll in the questionnaire. Make the results transparent for everybody. Have ideas for raising the stakes for each of you to the next consciousness level – This is Integral Innovation   Biofeedback Buy a biofeedback/neurofeedback apparatus, install it…

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3 Psychospiritual Ways To Disrupt Your Business (for the sake of your material benefits)

3 Psychospiritual Ways To Disrupt Your Business (for the sake of your material benefits)

Level of consciousness Test yourself and your employees for the ‘consciousness quotient’. Find the site, read the literature, see how it works, fill in the questionnaire. Make the results transparent for everybody. Have ideas for raising the stakes for each of you to the next consciousness level. This is integral innovation.   Psychoroom Have a ‘meditation and yoga’ space for…

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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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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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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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2 Reframed Meeting Formats To Disrupt Your Strategic Business Resolutions (from coffins to incubators)

2 Reframed Meeting Formats To Disrupt Your Strategic Business Resolutions (from coffins to incubators)

Reframed Topics Reformulate focus-questions like ‘Why Not…?’, ‘How Else…?’ and ‘What If…?’ and lead meetings where everybody should concentrate on answers to these types of questions, instead of ‘Why…?’, ‘What…?’ or ‘How…?’. Search for different ways of replacing the usual problem-solving process.  – The Upper Right Quadrant of Integral Innovation. Reframed Reason Have ‘no reason’ meetings, that is, meetings where anyone can…

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