Brainstorms – are they Outstanding or Outdated?

I am great believer in the humble brainstorm.  If if is well-facilitated, then the brainstorm can deliver some great ideas in a short time for almost any business or organizational issue.  However, not everyone agrees.  Some people think that the brainstorm has had its day.  Jeffrey Baumgartner is an author and speaker who promotes a new approach called Anti-Conventional Thinking.  In particular... Read More--


Why Innovators do not trust Experts

Mark Twain said, ‘It is not what we don’t know that gets us into trouble; it is what we think we know for sure.’ The things we are certain of are the most dangerous assumptions we hold. That is why great innovators do not trust experts, or theories, or spreadsheets or models. They trust experimentation and empirical results. Paul Sloane speaking at the Like Minds Conference ... Read More--