Monthly Archives: December 2008

3 Powerful New Years Questions

As is traditional for this time of year, many of us are beginning to review our past year and to set goals and resolutions for the year ahead. I have written previously on a tool for goal setting and for tracking progress towards goals, which I called the Personal Balanced Scorecard, which contains a method…

Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review on Innovation

Some of the leading management journals for business audiences are beefing up their blogging presence, including blogs on the topic of innovation. MIT Sloan Management Review has recently created a new blog on innovation called improvisations. The Harvard Business Review has several blogs on innovation, including blogs by Scott Burken, Scott Anthony, and Rosabeth Moss…

Opera Singing Can Make You A Better Public Speaker!

I recently attended a session of the Melbourne Knowledge Management Leadership Forum. For variety, this evening’s session was a workshop by former opera singer turned corporate voice coach Louise Mahler of The Art of Business. I had some great experiences, and I learnt a bit about how I use my voice and how I can…

Thinking Differently with Deloitte

Also at the VPS-CIN and Hargraves Institute innovation conference, Peter Williams, CEO of Deloitte Digital spoke on innovation. Deloitte are doing some very interesting things in the innovation area, and Peter made many pertinent points about innovation. Amongst the many interesting points Peter raised, he suggested that the acid “test of innovation is execution.” Peter…

Thinking Differently with the DeBono Institute

I recently attended an innovation conference co-sponsored by the VPS-CIN and the Hargraves Institute. One of the presenters was DeBono Instute CEO Susie Mackie, who was speaking on how one aspect of the DeBono thinking tools can be used to enhance our creativity. Susie suggested that when we set out to generate ideas to solve…

Monthly Archives: December 2008

3 Powerful New Years Questions

As is traditional for this time of year, many of us are beginning to review our past year and to set goals and resolutions for the year ahead. I have written previously on a tool for goal setting and for tracking progress towards goals, which I called the Personal Balanced Scorecard, which contains a method…

Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review on Innovation

Some of the leading management journals for business audiences are beefing up their blogging presence, including blogs on the topic of innovation. MIT Sloan Management Review has recently created a new blog on innovation called improvisations. The Harvard Business Review has several blogs on innovation, including blogs by Scott Burken, Scott Anthony, and Rosabeth Moss…

Opera Singing Can Make You A Better Public Speaker!

I recently attended a session of the Melbourne Knowledge Management Leadership Forum. For variety, this evening’s session was a workshop by former opera singer turned corporate voice coach Louise Mahler of The Art of Business. I had some great experiences, and I learnt a bit about how I use my voice and how I can…

Thinking Differently with Deloitte

Also at the VPS-CIN and Hargraves Institute innovation conference, Peter Williams, CEO of Deloitte Digital spoke on innovation. Deloitte are doing some very interesting things in the innovation area, and Peter made many pertinent points about innovation. Amongst the many interesting points Peter raised, he suggested that the acid “test of innovation is execution.” Peter…

Thinking Differently with the DeBono Institute

I recently attended an innovation conference co-sponsored by the VPS-CIN and the Hargraves Institute. One of the presenters was DeBono Instute CEO Susie Mackie, who was speaking on how one aspect of the DeBono thinking tools can be used to enhance our creativity. Susie suggested that when we set out to generate ideas to solve…