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August 29, 2016

What makes a Mozart?

Secrets of Extraordinary Performance Mozart was a creative genius. The question is, why? Find out the three keys to extraordinary performance.
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August 17, 2016

FourSight Certification: A Platform for Innovation

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August 16, 2016

Should B-Schools Teach Collaboration?

Q&A with Russ Schoen
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August 15, 2016

The Smart Response to New Ideas

(hint: It isn’t criticism) Often our first instinct is to criticize new ideas. But there is a better approach and one that leads to more creative outcomes.
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August 2, 2016

The ROI on Creativity Training

How can you measure the impact of teaching creative thinking? It’s a challenge. Plenty of research shows the positive impact it has on individuals, but little research exists on the impact creativity training has on organizations, particularly on their top line growth. That changed in 2015, when a FourSight-based creative problem solving training program was identified as the key catalyst in supporting organizational growth.
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August 1, 2016

How Might We

“How might we…” Those are 3 of the most powerful words in innovation. Learn a turn of language that can transform a complaint into a question that draws fresh ideas and new thinking.
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July 2, 2016

Developing a Taste for Innovation at Rich Products

According to the Innovation Network, 88 percent of all organizations have the word “innovation” or “creativity” in their mission statements. But less than 5 percent of those same organizations have programs in place to teach innovation or creativity and make it part of the culture.
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June 2, 2016

Training Managers to Support Innovation at HP

In training sessions, half a world apart, two innovation experts told the same story. Art Beckman and Silvi Steigerwald are two of the key architects of the innovation program in HP Software. Part of their job is training HP Software managers, more than a thousand worldwide, to support a culture of innovation. Recently they went on the road—Art to Massachusetts and Silvi to Shanghai—to train more HP managers in innovation HP style. Their innovation curriculum starts with FourSight: Your Thinking Profile, and they always tell the same story.
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May 16, 2016

Innovation: Product v. Process

Change is the new black. It’s everywhere —in every newspaper, in every conversation, in every business. It’s the result of an uncorked information flow and a gloves-off global economy. And it shows no signs of stopping.
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