Creativity in Organisations + Introducing ideas-bg
Innovation is widely considered important…but not understood <ul><li>US and European research studies consistently show th...
What is Innovation? <ul><li>“ Using new ideas or thinking to increase profit” </li></ul><ul><li>Innovations leading to inc...
Behaving innovatively:  universally accepted principles <ul><li>Many similarities between use of ideas in major global cor...
<ul><li>“ To have a great idea have a lot of them” </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Edison  (inventor of ideas factories, also quo...
Idea Management System <ul><li>Min:  Ideas box </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas sought pro-actively / ideas quotas </li></ul><ul><l...
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>We help create stimulus for decision-makers that helps  </li></ul><ul><li>them make better decisions… </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>3 core services: </li></ul><ul><li>1. ‘Single’ Innovation Session </li></ul><ul><li>2. Innovation Sessions ‘Extra’...
<ul><li>Get your team / group of stakeholders out of the daily routine </li></ul><ul><li>- Dress down, start late, relax <...
<ul><li>3 kinds of innovation session magic: </li></ul><ul><li>1. 'Listening Magic' </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When every idea ...
 
 
<ul><li>3 kinds of innovation session magic: </li></ul><ul><li>2. 'Spring boarding Magic' </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10 brains ...
 
 
<ul><li>3 kinds of innovation session magic: </li></ul><ul><li>3. 'Volume Magic' </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You need a lot of i...
 
 
 
<ul><li>It can work for any problem or challenge with many potential perspectives… </li></ul><ul><li>Suggested Topics: </l...
<ul><li>Innovation Sessions: CURRENT OFFERS </li></ul><ul><li>TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE INNOVATION SESSIONS </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Flexible Innovation Session Solutions and Creativity Consultancy </li></ul><ul><li>FLEXIBLE BRAINSTORMING SOLUTION...
<ul><li>“ I am convinced that these sessions are  extremely useful  and skilfully directed collective thinking  reaches po...
<ul><li>So well facilitated innovation sessions that </li></ul><ul><li>return true value should feel pretty addictive! </l...
 
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Creativity In Organisations + Ideas Bg Introduction V Mar10

  1. 1. Creativity in Organisations + Introducing ideas-bg
  2. 2. Innovation is widely considered important…but not understood <ul><li>US and European research studies consistently show that around 80% of managers understand that innovation is ‘something important’, but only 20% know how to do it! </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Innovation? <ul><li>“ Using new ideas or thinking to increase profit” </li></ul><ul><li>Innovations leading to increased industrial productivity are considered the biggest driver of economic growth globally </li></ul>
  4. 4. Behaving innovatively: universally accepted principles <ul><li>Many similarities between use of ideas in major global corporations and great historical and scientific thinkers: </li></ul><ul><li>- Open-ness , positivity towards, seeking out of ideas </li></ul><ul><li>- Working collaboratively in teams </li></ul><ul><li>- Volume of ideas principles </li></ul><ul><li>Techniques: Focus, immersion, excursion, random…etc. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>“ To have a great idea have a lot of them” </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Edison (inventor of ideas factories, also quoted by Google speaker </li></ul><ul><li>at 2009 WebIT conference) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Every new idea is born drowning” </li></ul><ul><li>Bob Woodruffe, Coca Cola </li></ul><ul><li>“ None of us is as smart as all of us” </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese Proverb </li></ul>Perspectives from some of the great minds…
  6. 6. Idea Management System <ul><li>Min: Ideas box </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas sought pro-actively / ideas quotas </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation teams </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation sessions on a regular basis </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas actually ‘managed’ </li></ul><ul><li>Max: An in-house Innovation “Ambassador” </li></ul>
  7. 11. <ul><li>We help create stimulus for decision-makers that helps </li></ul><ul><li>them make better decisions… </li></ul><ul><li>This may help: </li></ul><ul><li>- The business perform better </li></ul><ul><li>- The decision-maker to look great </li></ul><ul><li>- The people in the organisation whose ideas are implemented </li></ul><ul><li>to feel great </li></ul>What ideas-bg do
  8. 12. <ul><li>3 core services: </li></ul><ul><li>1. ‘Single’ Innovation Session </li></ul><ul><li>2. Innovation Sessions ‘Extra’ </li></ul><ul><li>3. Organisational Creativity Consultancy </li></ul>Ideas-bg Services
  9. 13. <ul><li>Get your team / group of stakeholders out of the daily routine </li></ul><ul><li>- Dress down, start late, relax </li></ul><ul><li>- Open-up to ideas on one key challenge </li></ul><ul><li>- Push for many new perspectives </li></ul><ul><li>- Select and develop the best ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Finish early </li></ul><ul><li>Start the next day with a really fresh perspective on your challenge </li></ul>“ The Innovation Session”
  10. 14. <ul><li>3 kinds of innovation session magic: </li></ul><ul><li>1. 'Listening Magic' </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When every idea gets a proper hearing they can get past the initial ‘drowning’ phase </li></ul></ul>“ The Innovation Session”
  11. 17. <ul><li>3 kinds of innovation session magic: </li></ul><ul><li>2. 'Spring boarding Magic' </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10 brains is better than one </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different brains see different things in different ideas and different stages of ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>which is great for developing ideas into better and better ones </li></ul></ul>“ The Innovation Session”
  12. 20. <ul><li>3 kinds of innovation session magic: </li></ul><ul><li>3. 'Volume Magic' </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You need a lot of ideas to have a good one </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When you push for alot of ideas you have to get more and more creative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the more ideas you have the more likely you are to have a good one </li></ul></ul>“ The Innovation Session”
  13. 24. <ul><li>It can work for any problem or challenge with many potential perspectives… </li></ul><ul><li>Suggested Topics: </li></ul><ul><li>'ANYTHING GOES': </li></ul><ul><li>1. How to be better...? </li></ul><ul><li>2. I wish we could be better...? </li></ul><ul><li>'BOTTOM LINE FOCUS': </li></ul><ul><li>3. How to be more profitable...? </li></ul><ul><li>4. I wish we could be more profitable...? </li></ul><ul><li>'REVENUE FOCUS': </li></ul><ul><li>5. How to maximise sales...? </li></ul><ul><li>6. I wish we could maximise our sales...? </li></ul><ul><li>'COST CONTROL FOCUS': </li></ul><ul><li>7. How to minimise costs...? </li></ul><ul><li>8. I wish we could minimise costs...? </li></ul><ul><li>'GOAL FOCUS': </li></ul><ul><li>9. How to be more effective...? </li></ul><ul><li>10. I wish we could be more effective...? </li></ul>“ The Innovation Session”
  14. 25. <ul><li>Innovation Sessions: CURRENT OFFERS </li></ul><ul><li>TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE INNOVATION SESSIONS </li></ul><ul><li>SESSION ONE: A free 30 to 60 min “taster” Innovation Session </li></ul><ul><li>SESSION TWO: A full 2-4 hour Innovation Session </li></ul><ul><li>Price: 200 to 400 Euros </li></ul><ul><li>COMBINED INNOVATION SESSION WITH TEAM-BUILDING </li></ul><ul><li>A 2 Hour Innovation Session </li></ul><ul><li>A 2 Hour Wine-tasting or other team-building activities </li></ul><ul><li>Price: 400 Euros </li></ul>Ideas-bg Services
  15. 26. <ul><li>Flexible Innovation Session Solutions and Creativity Consultancy </li></ul><ul><li>FLEXIBLE BRAINSTORMING SOLUTIONS FROM 30 MINS… </li></ul><ul><li>to fit around your working day, meeting or event </li></ul><ul><li>Price: Negotiable </li></ul><ul><li>ORGANISATIONAL CREATIVITY CONSULTANCY, TRAINING, </li></ul><ul><li>FACILITATION </li></ul><ul><li>4 Days (e.g. a session or day per quarter) </li></ul><ul><li>or 12 Days (e.g. session or day per month) </li></ul><ul><li>or 50 Days (e.g. session or day per week) </li></ul><ul><li>Price: Negotiable </li></ul>Ideas-bg Services
  16. 27. <ul><li>“ I am convinced that these sessions are extremely useful and skilfully directed collective thinking reaches points inaccessible for independent analysis ”, Milen Ninov </li></ul><ul><li>“ It will cause great effect and help for better organization, improvement and increase </li></ul><ul><li>productivity.”, Silviya Kostadinova </li></ul><ul><li>“ It had a great team-building effect and generated some really useful ideas … every firm can benefit if they create space for people to develop their ideas.”, Tim Buisseret </li></ul><ul><li>“ It brings up the creativity from everyone in the group…and at the end you have a clear result and leave refreshed and optimistic.”, Milena Kulinska </li></ul><ul><li>“ Niall created a lot of stimulus and a simple environment in which everyone could propose his idea…the whole event was fun and had a teambuilding effect .”, Evelin Velev </li></ul><ul><li>“ Niall made us think more than out-of-the-box . He used some brilliant techniques to predispose creative environment and innovative thinking.”, Dimitar Karamanchev </li></ul><ul><li>“ My initial pessimism was quickly replaced to a real breakthrough experience …, now the market conditions require all of us to be more innovative in our work and strategies.”, Venera Alexandrova </li></ul><ul><li>“ Niall's approach ensured the session was a true forum for bringing the best and most creative/innovative ideas out … it delivered clear insights that we will incorporate in our NPD plans.”, Marta Messechkova </li></ul>What ideas-bg clients and session participants say about our innovation sessions:
  17. 28. <ul><li>So well facilitated innovation sessions that </li></ul><ul><li>return true value should feel pretty addictive! </li></ul>Final Thought: More innovation time = More likely to have better, interesting or intriguing perspectives and ideas

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