Fresh Eyes Visioning- for the In-Between

Fresh Eyes Visioning- for the In-Between

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William 'Bill' L.

William 'Bill'

The recent Mgr Choice Q(?) asked "Is teaching children more critical thinking skills the answer?" Today, we ask: "Innovations & Institutions- Will it (they) Blend? Where, and How?

Multi-talented OB/OD Team Advisor re In-&Inter-dependent, Creative, Collegial Relations-w better Togetherness & Outcomes

Where?: "innovation happens beyond the stuff of small start-ups & tech companies." And, How?: "Clearly, intrinsic creativity, with supplemental extrinsic support for successful implementations is a WAY OUT of the current morass. Reasonable?

"Björk and Tina Brown have many differences but one common problem: They are watching the boat beneath them sink. Innovation is a strong option out of a death spiral." The helpful piece by Mr. McCracken mirrors the blend of the...

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  • William 'Bill' L.

    William 'Bill'

    William 'Bill' L.

    Multi-talented OB/OD Team Advisor re In-&Inter-dependent, Creative, Collegial Relations-w better Togetherness & Outcomes

    The main message I took away form the article "How schools can teach INNOVATION skills is by teaching students "to eat rejection and failure for breakfast", and to "try and try again (unceasingly)" to succeed (in stride). And, while this (for me) was a reminder, I think it (the ethos) is at the roots of a lode of many answers re critical thinking skills & resolving many of the current contemporary social studies issues. So often, we can't learn and grow from mistakes. And, there was another article in the paper today..................... (i.e. another example of the "spiral").

  • William 'Bill' L.

    William 'Bill'

    William 'Bill' L.

    Multi-talented OB/OD Team Advisor re In-&Inter-dependent, Creative, Collegial Relations-w better Togetherness & Outcomes

    Related to INNOVATION & INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSES, in particular during ramping up and ramping down periods, I just came across a Blog article presented by Kim Barnes (who recently coauthored a rewrite of the classic book re "Inside OD Consulting" by Bev Scott). The article addresses "Competition, Failure, Recession, and Innovation" concurrently, i.e. provides a "consideration for inclusive Human Dynamics"- which recognizes the periodicity of economic cycles within businesses, industries, and countries. (go to: http://www.barnesconti.com/blog/?p=420 ). Enjoy.

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