Trigger Creativity using Creativity Cards

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Workshop “Trigger Creativity using Creativity Cards” was held last week in Zagreb. After the introduction to creativity and newest technology and business trends, participants learned to use combinations of different triggers and ideas to inspire new improvements & features to their ideas.

52 Creativity Cards helped in filling many blank pages on the workshop with new ideas and this concept was at the end evaluated as successful and valuable.

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Human side of innovation – innovators inside organizations

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In the world of continuous changes and new trends it is important to have in your team, department or organization, people who think different and who approach to problem in different manner. Often, it’s difficult to recognize innovative persons. They are shy and mostly they hide their ideas in fear not to be copied. Nevertheless, with time some of their features will come along: Continue reading “Human side of innovation – innovators inside organizations”

Ljudska strana inovativnosti: inovatori unutar organizacija

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U svijetu neprestanih i brzih promjena, te novih trendova važno je u svom timu, odjelu ili organizaciji imati ljude koji drugačije razmišljaju, one koji pristupaju problemima na drugačiji način. Često je teško odmah prepoznati inovativne osobe. Oni su samozatajni, povučeni, a često i skrivaju svoje ideje u strahu da ih netko ne iskopira. Ipak, vremenom će ih ipak „izdati“ slijedeće karakteristike: Continue reading “Ljudska strana inovativnosti: inovatori unutar organizacija”

Creativity cards

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You want to unleash your creativity? Think again about your ideas or come with a new one?

Our 50 cards raise questions “What if…?” which can guide you to think from the other angle or to question yourself using three main topics:

  • business trends,
  • techno-trends and
  • in another man’s shoes

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Making introverts successful innovators

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I have two sons and they are so different, they have same interests, but comparing their social skills or the way they communicate, they are totally different. Since they were 3 years old and started with Kindergarten, we knew for sure that one is introvert and other is extrovert. Continue reading “Making introverts successful innovators”

The Innovation Paradox – book review

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Davila&Epstein has done it again. After their first book “Making Innovation Work” (Davila, Epstein, Shelton 2006.) they are back with “The Innovation Paradox – Why good businesses kill breakthroughs and how they can change”.

After reading dozens of innovation & creativity books I stopped thinking that there could be a new great book which will enforce me to underline 1/3 of content but here we are… Continue reading “The Innovation Paradox – book review”

Best Books on Innovation – My Choice (UPDATED)

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There are hundreds of books published each year with topic: Innovation. Many of them are strictly scientific, others are business or inspirational, but how to know which are worth to read?

My humble choice of books published in last 10 years is following:

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Connecting Football and Innovations (Croatian Case)

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Croatian National Team is pretty good in football, we are in top 20 teams in FIFA rankings for a long time now. So, Croatia is really strong in the most popular sport in the world despite the fact that it has population of only 4 million. How is this possible and why Croatia is not so good in other areas/disciplines? Continue reading “Connecting Football and Innovations (Croatian Case)”

zašto smo svjetska sila u nogometu, ali ne i u inovacijama?

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Hrvatska nogometna reprezentacija je prilično velika sila u svijetu nogometa, dugo godina smo na FIFA ljestvici bili među deset najboljih. Jaki smo u najpopularnijem sportu na svijetu, sportu koji se igra baš posvuda! Kako je to moguće i zašto nismo tako dobri u drugim područjima bez obzira na prilično malen broj stanovnika? Continue reading “zašto smo svjetska sila u nogometu, ali ne i u inovacijama?”

Great Idea Can Come From Anywhere!

fromAnywhereEveryone has the potential to be creative. We all create everyday, whether we’re at home, work, in the garden or at school. these ideas help us in our daily lives and we often take them for granted because we think they’re small or insignificant. But sometimes we could come up with an idea that is so useful for the market that it can be called an innovation. The problem is that many people are uncomfortable getting their idea out, or too timid to step out of their comfort zones. Continue reading “Great Idea Can Come From Anywhere!”

Boosting Creativity: top 10 places to get creative ideas

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Don’t underestimate the dynamic nature of creativity, and the possibility that your aha moment could come when you least expect it. Here is presented 10 ‘creativity enhancing’ places that you have probably not thought of. Continue reading “Boosting Creativity: top 10 places to get creative ideas”