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Doing New with Less - Creative Thinking and Innovative Programs on a Shoestring

Doing New with Less - Creative Thinking and Innovative Programs on a Shoestring | Serious Play | Scoop.it

There’s always value in creating the greatest impact from the resources most readily available to us in organizations (which I learned just yesterday can be described with the much more impressive phrase: physical eolithism).

This is especially true when the people, financial, and other resources we need to get things done aren’t what they used to be or that we would want them to be. Talking about this with a client the other day for an upcoming creative thinking and innovation workshop I’m presenting, I blurted out, “It’s all about doing new with less.”

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8 Steps To Creating A Great Storyboard for Innovations

8 Steps To Creating A Great Storyboard for Innovations | Serious Play | Scoop.it
[Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of seven posts on running your own Google Ventures design sprint.

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Michael Allenberg's curator insight, June 29, 2013 9:39 AM

I have found that storyboarding integrates seamlessly between Persona development and UI design as a perfect way to visualize the happy paths of already identified Use Cases... This can be an enormous value add for stakeholders. @OneSpring #Visualization #InnovateorDie

Karen Dietz's comment, June 29, 2013 2:54 PM
Great points Michael and thanks for the comment!
Michael Allenberg's comment, July 1, 2013 6:33 PM
Thank you Karen!
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Strategic Thinking - Exercises and Tools for Creative Thinking and Strategy

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When the Brainzooming blog started, its focus was to be on strategy, creativity, and innovation. In fact, the first five Brainzooming posts in 2007 framed our views on strategic thinking and its im...

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10 Questions to Inspire Innovation

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WHAT TYPES OF QUESTIONS PUSH THINKING AND INSPIRE INNOVATION?

Pushing thinking to find breakthroughs and innovate is as much about asking the right questions as finding the right answers. CIO Insight recently published a great summary of 10 questions that can be used for leapfrogging mindsets to foster innovation.

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Innovation Excellence | How to Make Collaborative Innovation Stick

Innovation Excellence | How to Make Collaborative Innovation Stick | Serious Play | Scoop.it
People who practice collaborative innovation commit to transforming their communities and organizations in authentic ways.
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Innovation Excellence | Do you have an Anti-Creativity Checklist?

Innovation Excellence | Do you have an Anti-Creativity Checklist? | Serious Play | Scoop.it
In order to build a culture capable of encouraging innovation or creativity (or both), you must first do an inventory of the psychology and mental models in play in your organization.
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The Heart of Innovation: 100 Simple Ways to Be More Creative on the Job

The Heart of Innovation: 100 Simple Ways to Be More Creative on the Job | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Creativity, Innovation, Team Building, Leadership, Brainstorming, Idea Champions...
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IDEO: Big Innovation Lives Right on the Edge of Ridiculous Ideas

IDEO: Big Innovation Lives Right on the Edge of Ridiculous Ideas | Serious Play | Scoop.it
When it comes to unlocking our creativity, goofing off isn't just kid stuff. The design gurus at IDEO explain how play drives innovation and learning.
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20+ Ways to Help Students Be Innovative

20+ Ways to Help Students Be Innovative | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Cultivating an innovative culture inside your classroom and enhancing your students inquiry-based approaches to learning is not an easy task particularly in the light of all the...
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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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The Heart of Innovation: The Four Currents of a Culture of Innovation

The Heart of Innovation: The Four Currents of a Culture of Innovation | Serious Play | Scoop.it

If you want to create a sustainable culture of innovation, you will need to understand that there are always four forces at work -- four currents that are always interacting with each other:

 

1. Top Down
2. Bottom Up
3. Outside In
4. Inside Out

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The Power of Defining the Problem

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Before you start solving a problem, you have to ask the right questions.

"Critically analyzing and clearly articulating a problem can yield highly innovative solutions. As these stories illustrate, organizations that ask better questions and define their problems with more rigor can create strategic advantage and unlock truly groundbreaking innovation. Asking better questions delivers better results."

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Make Your Podcast Sticky [Infographic]

Make Your Podcast Sticky [Infographic] | Serious Play | Scoop.it

There are six principles of sticky ideas according to Dan and Chip Heath, authors of Made to Stick. Sticky ideas are ones that we can plainly understand, clearly remember, and easily retell. When teachers and students make educational podcasts, whether audio or video, we want them to be sticky.


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16 Ways to Jump-Start your Organization’s Creativity

16 Ways to Jump-Start your Organization’s Creativity | Serious Play | Scoop.it
16 different ways to spark more creative and innovative thinking in your organization.
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The Fun Theory

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This site is dedicated to the thought that something as simple as fun is the easiest way to change people’s behaviour for the better. Be it for yourself, for the environment, or for something entirely different, the only thing that matters is that it’s change for the better

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Emotional Innovation: How to Grow Your Business through Creativity | Executive Street

Emotional Innovation: How to Grow Your Business through Creativity | Executive Street | Serious Play | Scoop.it
When we think creatively, and put ourselves out there vulnerably, we give people an opportunity to have a genuine response.
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