Tag: Motivation and Recognition

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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Creative Freedom: 9 Amazing Ursula K. Le Guin Moments about saying No

Creative Freedom: 9 Amazing Ursula K. Le Guin Moments about saying No

I would say that creativity and innovation is freedom within an unknown secure universe. So, go for the freedom, go for security, go for the unknown with your knowing mind. The world has lost a celestial talent in Ursula K. Le Guin, who passed away yesterday at  the age of 88.  The beloved author was mainly known for her science fiction…

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With $72 Million in Funding, the Entrepreneur Behind Beyond Meat Pursues Innovation Over Profit

With $72 Million in Funding, the Entrepreneur Behind Beyond Meat Pursues Innovation Over Profit

A recent story from entrepreneur.com shows a real case of integral innovation: Upper Left quadrant: dedication to a greater cause Upper Right cuadrant: expertise, metodology Lower Left quadrant: the pollination of ideas, sharing expertise Lower Right quadrant: certain processes, crowdfunding Ethan Brown put everything he had into founding the company, which has seen major successes with its plant-based ‘meat’ that’s…

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Looking Beyond The Usual Suspects: An Evolved Leadership Perspective

Looking Beyond The Usual Suspects: An Evolved Leadership Perspective

In this article, there are three usual ideas you can start to implement for your company to become more inclusive in terms of listening, leadership, innovation. Example 1: Guess who identified the most important innovation that led to millions in annualized savings? It was a patient care assistant. Example 2: “When we pack and sterilize the pallets to be sent to…

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Walking as Creative Fuel: A Splendid 1913 Celebration of How Solitary Walks Enliven “The Country of the Mind”

Walking as Creative Fuel: A Splendid 1913 Celebration of How Solitary Walks Enliven “The Country of the Mind”

Today I came across these ideas from brainpickings.org that outlines the truth about walking as one great way of increasing chances to creative thinking. Walking through “the country of the mind” is one action which polarized by intense concentration towards a desired goal is expected to produce great sparks. Enjoy your reading. “Every walk is a sort of crusade,” Thoreau wrote…

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Leading Innovation / The Holacratic Way

Leading Innovation / The Holacratic Way

Introduction When we talk about leading innovation and about the most adequate leadership system in which the employees of a company can be extremely creative and generate remarkable innovation, we are talking about a type of leadership system that is almost non-existent nowadays. It is that type of leadership that ensures both freedom and adequate constraints, in a mix which…

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