“Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein When business leaders look for exponential growth in business, they assume or expect their managers to think and act differently to achieve business goals. How well equipped are the managers to make this work? How are the managers trainedLearn More
“Think differently” makes sense only when you know what to think differently about. Sridhar talks about the various business challenges he has helped clients solve, using the Creative Block Busting Process.
I sat down and looked around the room. It occurred to me that 50% of the participants were probably half my age. I discovered a little later that there was one other participant about my age. The workshop name: The 5 Seats of Power. The word power had nothing to do with power as weLearn More
People talk about creating an innovation culture. An innovation culture is an idea-friendly culture. All you have to do is to understand how to deal with ideas. That is the first big step which will signal to everyone that you have an innovation culture.
Children have a unique ability to make unusual connections and think of new ways to solve problems. They are not burdened by assumptions and self-limiting beliefs
If you are pet foods business and want to grow, how do you locate new prospects who have pets at home? If you are in the hotel business and want to locate frequent business travelers what do you do? If you sell travelers cheques to people going abroad, how can you find such travelers? MyLearn More
A simple story about how my father introduced me to the art of thinking differently.
“What is time?” Apparently I asked this question to my Dad when I was a little kid. He was just ready to leave for the office, and I wanted to talk to him. And he told me “Later son, I have no time now.” That’s when I asked him “What is time, Appa?” He promisedLearn More
Do we know how many lives could be saved if only blood was available at the right time? How can make sure that blood is available to every patient at the right time? How many bottles of blood are needed every day? What is the gap between demand supply? What can we do to help? Luckily there are people who are seized of this issue and are doing something about. And you too can help.
Most people ask for feedback on their ideas. They love the idea and expect only positive comments. Therefore they are unprepared for criticism. Any point that does not praise the idea is taken as an an attack on the idea. Instead treat every point as a gift for improvement.