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Isaac Asimov: How to Never Run Out of Ideas Again – Personal Growth

Isaac Asimov: How to Never Run Out of Ideas Again – Personal Growth | Serious Play | Scoop.it

If there’s one word to describe Isaac Asimov, it’s “prolific”. 

To match the number of novels, letters, essays and other scribblings Asimov produced in his lifetime, you would have to write a full-length novel every two weeks for 25 years. 

Why was Asimov able to have so many good ideas when the rest of us seem to only have 1 or 2 in a lifetime? To find out, I looked into Asimov’s autobiography, It’s Been a Good Life.

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Team-Building Exercises – Creativity: Strengthening Creative Thinking in Your Team

Team-Building Exercises – Creativity: Strengthening Creative Thinking in Your Team | Serious Play | Scoop.it
This article looks at five team-building activities you can use to strengthen your team members' creative thinking and collaboration skills. 
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Key Activities as Part of Innovation Processes

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  Innovation occurs at the intersection of previously unconnected and unrelated planes of thought. -Idris Mootee  
Does your business regularly, or maybe just occasionally, try innovation exercises?
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Top 20 Insights, Talks, and Quotables On Making Ideas Happen

Top 20 Insights, Talks, and Quotables On Making Ideas Happen | Serious Play | Scoop.it
From reinventing resumes to harnessing the power of boredom, we collect our most popular content from 2012.
Ariana Amorim's insight:

The best of the best. From Behance.

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The Heart of Innovation: How to Create an Idea Factory

The Heart of Innovation: How to Create an Idea Factory | Serious Play | Scoop.it

One of the reasons why most BIG IDEAS go nowhere is because the idea originators do not have a team of collaborators on board to help develop and execute their ideas.

Simply put, it's easy to conceive. It's harder to deliver the baby.

But what if each of us who comes up with a potentially game-changing idea already had a team of collaborators in place -- people who were poised and ready to respond with enthusiasm, skill, and clarity?

Here are the people I want in my Idea Factory (or, as one friend renamed it, my "Opportunity Incubator").

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How to Easily Generate Lots of Amazing Ideas Every Day

How to Easily Generate Lots of Amazing Ideas Every Day | Serious Play | Scoop.it
This is a detailed account of exactly what I do to start generating lots of ideas (with some of them actually being really good) every single day.
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How to Turn Your Classroom into an Idea Factory

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By Suzie Boss The following suggestions for turning K-12 classrooms into innovation spaces come from Bringing Innovation to School: Empowering Students to Thrive in a Changing World, published in July by Solution Tree.

 

Getting students ready to tackle tomorrow’s challenges means helping them develop a new set of skills and fresh ways of thinking that they won’t acquire through textbook-driven instruction. 

 

Here are eight tips to borrow from classrooms where teachers are reinventing yesterday’s schools as tomorrow’s idea factories


1.   WELCOME AUTHENTIC QUESTIONS.

2.   ENCOURAGE EFFECTIVE TEAMWORK.

3.   BE READY TO GO BIG.

4.   BUILD EMPATHY.

5.   UNCOVER PASSION.6.   AMPLIFY WORTHY IDEAS.

7.   KNOW WHEN TO SAY NO.

8.   ENCOURAGE BREAKTHROUGHS.


 

 

 

 

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{*} Creatividad en equipos con diferentes jerarquias - Neuronilla

{*} Creatividad en equipos con diferentes jerarquias - Neuronilla | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Sugerencias para dinamizar equipos con diferentes jerarquias en sesiones de generación de ideas en creatividad para la innovación.
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killing good ideas - fire, hilarious but sometimes true!

Are we killing good ideas?


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The Five Personalities of Innovators: Which One Are You? - Forbes

The Five Personalities of Innovators: Which One Are You? - Forbes | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Forbes Insights’ recent study, “Nurturing Europe’s Spirit of Enterprise: How Entrepreneurial Executives Mobilize Organizations to Innovate,” isolates and identifies five major personalities crucial to fostering a healthy atmosphere of innovation within an organization. Some are more entrepreneurial, and some more process-oriented – but all play a critical role in the process.

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