I got the chance to meet Luke, the founder of innovation games this week. I find his view refreshing – humans are basically creative. We need to provide the platform for ideas to emerge. Some of my reflections after listening to the stories: It’s serious play, these games shape the outcome of of real productsContinue reading
There are two patterns that I find linked:
- "I am constantly busy, I don’t have time to think!"
- "There are no new ideas. We just keep doing the same old thing."
It is important to understand how our brain does problem solving. It has an active part, thinking. Then there is a background process, solving in new angles.
Have you ever found a new idea pop up while you are in the shower, when dreaming or when walking to the coffee machine? That is your background process in work. If you want do develop new cool stuff, or find smarter solutions to problems, you need to make room for that process.Continue reading