Competitive Edge
Follow
Find tag "creativity"
21.3K views | +6 today
Competitive Edge
Creating your Unique Value Proposition to gain your Competitive Edge.
Curated by Marc Kneepkens
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Marc Kneepkens from Leadership
Scoop.it!

How to Get Great Ideas from Your Team

How to Get Great Ideas from Your Team | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

The thing about brainstorming, idea management and other business tools for collecting ideas is that they are artificial processes that attempt to induce creativity on groups and, as such, acknowledge a simple fact: the office is a terrible place for having and developing ideas!

To read the full article, click on the title.



Get your Free Business Plan Template here: http://bit.ly/1aKy7km


Via Rowan Norrie, Ivan Berlocher
Marc Kneepkens's insight:

Innovation and creativity is not a logical thing. Playing, doing irrelevant activities, getting out of the office, all contribute to release the 'illogical' stuff that is under the surface. This is an interesting article, especially when looking for a change.

more...
Rowan Norrie's curator insight, May 14, 2014 7:14 AM

Some good ideas about how to get out a mental rut and gain new insights.

Scooped by Marc Kneepkens
Scoop.it!

Breaking Through To Build Your Business

Breaking Through To Build Your Business | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Has your business stopped growing? Do your employees go from task to task with proficiency but with no vigor? Often in life and especially with work, becoming comfortable and eventually stagnant in a routine can seem unavoidable.

A business which does the same old to simply stay afloat is bound to sink in this world. If you and your employees are bored with your business-then do something about it! Finding a new angle and adding some spice to the bland palate of your business’s platform can mean not only survival, but it can also bring your business to an entirely new echelon you had never dreamed of before. Besides, when you started your business, wasn’t your intention to grow and become a titan in your industry and not merely a pawn?

Although it requires extra work, some creativity, and may put you in a challenging situation, diversifying your business and finding fresh, innovative blood-so to speak-could be your lifeline. As Leonardo da Vinci said:

“Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.”

Although you may be excited by the prospect of changing and invigorating your business, the process can seem daunting. Here are three simple steps from an Entrepreneur article by contributor Erika Napoletano to help you get the wheels of change turning:


To read the full article, click on the title.


Get your Free Business Plan Template here:

Marc Kneepkens's insight:

Some good ideas to keep your business 'fresh and alive'. Innovating constantly is a must with technology changing rapidly and competition growing more intense all the time.

more...
No comment yet.