The Need For Innovation Skill Development

Posted by:

Once a month MSEL (Master of Science in Executive Leadership) at the University of San Diego provides a forum to the community featuring exceptional guest speakers presenting information on a variety of relevant and stimulating topics. Barbara Stennes, de Bono Consulting’s CEO, has more than 15 years of experience working with teams motivated to increase results through innovation. Barbara will present “The Need For Innovation Skill Development” at MSEL’s event on November 9.

Barbara will provide tips on how to identify ...

Continue Reading →
0

Innovation Week: Get Certified in Lateral Thinking & Six Thinking Hats

Posted by:

We’ve received a lot of requests recently from trainers who’d like to certify in more than one of the de Bono Thinking Systems without having to travel to multiple certification events. To meet this need, we’ve put together an intensive week-long event, November 1-5, which will provide the learning and credentials required to train your employees in our 2 most popular programs, Lateral Thinking and Six Thinking Hats.

This new certification event combines core content from de Bono tools, methods, and ...

Continue Reading →
0

Starbucks Sponsors Betacup Contest to Redesign Coffee Cup

Posted by:

As Fast Company reported online last Tuesday, 58 billion paper coffee cups are thrown away unrecycled, every year.

Starbucks would like to serve all of its coffee in re-useable or recyclable cups by 2015, so they’re sponsoring a Betacup contest, which kicks off April 1.

They’ll award $10,000 to the winner and $10,000 will be split among the next best five. Now is the time to use your lateral thinking skills!

Read more about ...

Continue Reading →
0

The Revolution of Creativity – Lateral Thinking Immersion Class

Posted by:

Executives, entrepreneurs, educators, consultants, and others will gather in Boston, June 21-24, for the Creative Problem Solving Institute’s annual conference The Revolution of Creativity.

Participants will choose from keynote presentations, 90-minute breakouts, and elective classes focusing on innovation and creativity.

When registering, sign up for the Lateral Thinking for Innovative Leaders Immersion Class. This interactive class, developed by Dr. Edward de Bono, provides a disciplined approach to innovation, idea generation, and concept development.

Continue Reading →
0

Is Creative Culture Linked to Play?

Posted by:

Babis Mainemelis, a professor of organizational behavior at London Business School, has been researching the connection between office playtime and creativity. In his view, play is not a specific set of activities, but rather a mindset of flexibility, curiosity, and exploration. Furthermore, Prof. Mainemelis identifies two different types of play: play as engagement and play as diversion.

Diversion play means playing while at work, but not with work. Examples might include office ping-pong matches or lunchtime soccer games. This type of ...

Continue Reading →
0

Edward de Bono on Innovation

Posted by:

Edward de Bono discusses the importance of training employees in lateral thinking to give them a systematic approach to innovative thinking.

Innovation Must Go Beyond Lip Service

Many organisations today pay lip service to the idea of ‘innovation.’ But it is not enough to say that you are in favor of innovation and then do nothing about it.

Many organisations have told me that they already have too many new ideas. I do not see how you can have too many ideas. You ...

Continue Reading →
0

Edward de Bono Innovation Training in Chicago

Posted by:

Have you always wanted to attend a Six Thinking Hats or other Edward de Bono training seminar?

Spots are filling quickly for the events in Chicago next month.

No matter which course you choose, you’ll learn new skills you can apply immediately to help drive innovation, improve communication, and increase efficiency and problem solving at your organization.

Six Thinking Hats
Maximize Your Thinking
September 8
September 8-11 (train-the-trainer certification)

Lateral Thinking
Produce Innovation on Demand
September 9-10
September 9-12 (train-the-trainer certification)

Course in Creativity
Essential ...

Continue Reading →
0
Page 2 of 2 12