The Rules Audit. One step to a more innovative company.
Pogo had the business wisdom decades ago.
“We have met the enemy and he is us.”
Tom Rieger, a Senior Practice Expert for Gallup, once wrote that “The greatest threat to an organization’s success is not always the competition. Often, it is what a company does to itself. “
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The Serious Work of SeriouslyCreative
This week, SeriouslyCreative, Inotivity’s sister company in Puerto Rico is partnering with SHRM (Society of Human Resources Management) to engage attendees on finding innovative ways to help move Puerto Rico forward.
Dana Montenegro and Angiemille Latorre have created an Idea Garden — a gathering area where attendees can place their ideas on a wall. Attendees can view the wall and expand on ...Continue Reading ?
An Exercise in Changing Your Company
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A few weeks ago, SeriouslyCreative and Inotivity helped a major company disrupt themselves.
It was a disruption day.
A day for them to ask questions that they typically don’t ask themselves. A day to look at how conventional thinking has helped them achieve ...Continue Reading ?
Hold Your Own Disruption Day
Jean-Marie Dru, CEO TBWA, one of the premier advertising agencies in the world, wrote a terrific book in the mid-90’s called Disruption: Overturning Convention and Shaking up the Marketplace.
For years, the agency has held “Disruption Days” — brainstorming sessions with clients and agency people to upend conventional thinking through a variety of activities and open collaboration.
Dru writes in Disruption:
“It is a matter of questioning the way things are, of breaking with what has been done or seen before. of rejecting the ...Continue Reading ?
Innovation: Overhyped or Under Appreciated?
In the early 90’s, The Martin Agency asked me to write one of the first Marriott web sites. Martin had recently created an outstanding and forward-thinking site for Coca Cola and I jumped at the chance.
The site was in the form of aTraveler’s Journal and it had the just right number of bells and whistles that the age of dial-up modem could handle. It was a success and over time evolved into a more business-oriented site.
But the prevailing question at ...Continue Reading ?