Category Archives: creativity

Lady Gaga: Are Leaders Born That Way ?


Can we compare Lady Gaga with Mahatma Gandhi ? Greatest leaders of all time do share common traits and one of the most important one is to be able to influence and inspire crowds by standing on their unique and often revolutionary … Continue reading

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Canada A Hotspot For Startups: Coaching Programs Helps


Canada  ranked high in terms of education, with 72% of Canadian respondents seeing an improvement in coaching programs in the past five years, and 50% calling for coaching as the No. 1 priority in the next three years to improve … Continue reading

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Effective Problem Solving In Multicultural Teams


[tweetmeme source=”AnneEgros”] > The Edward de Bono‘s Six Thinking Hats method is a very practical approach to problem solving, making decisions and exploring new ideas. Although it has not been specifically designed for multicultural teams, this tool is very effective … Continue reading

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7 Secrets Executives Use To Build High Performance Organizations


Because the business and its environment are continually evolving, best practice also has to be adapted to the  times. What matters is the right managerial practice, exploiting the right business drivers to adapt to and shape the conditions facing a business over … Continue reading

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Praise and Incentives: Are Carrots Worse Than Sticks?


How many times do you say  “good job” or  “I am proud of you” to your kids ? Do you give them money or buy them candies if they behave well or get good marks at school? What about your … Continue reading

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Creativity Tool: DeBono’s Six Thinking Hats


[tweetmeme source=”AnneEgros”] I will share  some tools that have been discussed on various Linkedin groups and Twitter. If you have a presentation to share, you can be my guest here. Here the slides I use for brainstorming sessions. DeBono’ Six … Continue reading

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Book Review. Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard


[tweetmeme source=”AnneEgros”] Change is at the heart of innovation say Chip and Dan Heath  in their new book, Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. At the core of the innovation process Chip and Dan Heath describe three main components: … Continue reading

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How To Become A Successful Innovator Part II: Set The Stage


[tweetmeme source=”AnneEgros”] In my previous post I talked about why you need to break the rules and un-learn things to be a creative person.  Here, I will share some ideas for discussion on how to foster innovation in organizations. Let … Continue reading

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How To Become A Successful Innovator. Part I: Break The Rules!


[tweetmeme source=”AnneEgros”] Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.-Albert Einstein By reaction to this quote,  my definition of creativity is “doing things that you usually do in a different way to get different results”. … Continue reading

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