The 3 Habits of Creative People

Posted by ExperiencePoint on Oct 5, 2017 11:21:37 AM

(3 min read)

What makes creative people different? How are they able to consistently arrive at more innovative solutions than most?

They have calibrated their problem solving reflexes to practice key Creative Habits. It’s these habits that ensure they arrive at better solutions faster.

In 1958 the average lifespan of a top performing company was 61 years. Today, it is a mere 18 years (and shrinking). To stay competitively relevant, organizations must find and flex their creativity.

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Topics: Creative Confidence, Thought Leadership, Innovation, Game Changer, Design Thinking, ExperienceInnovation, Article

Facilitator Unplugged with David Lanphear

Posted by ExperiencePoint on Aug 24, 2017 7:53:53 AM

(10 min read)

As the Innovation Facilitation Lead at Liberty Mutual Insurance, David Lanphear works with internal and external agencies to develop new innovation initiatives for Liberty.

A highlight of his work has been designing self-sustaining communities of exploration, ideation, and experimentation. We spoke with him recently about building a culture of innovation, how design thinking works in tandem with other methodologies, and why a meeting with Mickey Mouse just might spark some entirely new ideas.

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Topics: Facilitators, Innovation

Innovation and Change Behind the Scenes: Designing an Inviting and Collaborative Office Environment

Posted by ExperiencePoint on Aug 23, 2017 9:03:00 AM

(8 min read)

We’re lucky to have an office environment that truly reflects and, in many ways, is an integral part of the ExperiencePoint culture. But with more EPers joining the team at a fairly rapid pace in 2016, our hallways started filling up as we began to run out of assigned homes for people.

How to solve the problem? Well, we had a few assumptions about what we should do, but we soon realized, the answers aren’t always as obvious as they may seem on the surface.

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Topics: Change Management, Innovation, Change, Design Thinking, behind the scenes

The Road to Change: Integrating Two Hospitals

Posted by ExperiencePoint on Aug 17, 2017 9:00:00 AM

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Topics: Change Management, Change, ExperienceChange, Article

Here's What It Takes to Build Innovation Capability

Posted by ExperiencePoint on Jun 30, 2017 11:20:00 AM

(7 min read)

As we discussed in a previous post, we recently looked at a variety of different organizations that have succeeded in their efforts to build innovation capability, and a number of common patterns emerged—foremost of which is a multi-year change journey with key waypoints along the path.

The next question, of course, is how did they get from point A to point B?

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Topics: Innovation, Change, Article

Facilitator Unplugged with Ignacio Guitart

Posted by ExperiencePoint on Jun 5, 2017 12:00:00 AM

(11 min read)

Based in Barcelona, Ignacio Guitart is a partner at the consultancy firm Bee & Butterfly, as well as an academic collaborator at ESADE Business School. In his various roles, he facilitates both ExperienceInnovation™ and ExperienceChange™ sessions for a diverse group of multinational industries.

We recently talked with him about his insights from twenty years of executive experience, why mindset matters and why it takes more than a single session to make a big shift.

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Topics: Change Management, Facilitators, Innovation

The Value of Facilitation

Posted by ExperiencePoint on May 29, 2017 9:37:46 AM

Facilitation guru Michael Wilkinson once said: “You can achieve more effective results when solutions are created, understood and accepted by the people impacted.”

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Topics: Facilitators, Article

Charting Your Journey to Innovator: Where Do We Go From Here?

Posted by ExperiencePoint on Apr 24, 2017 10:30:00 AM

(7 min read)

More organizations than ever are embarking on the journey to build innovation capability as a way to improve agility in the face of market disruption. But many of these initiatives will hit roadblocks, veer off course or run out of gas along the way.

Just what is it that separates the successful journey from the bumpy ride?

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Topics: Innovation, Change, Article

Facilitator Unplugged with Dyaneshwaran Periyasamy

Posted by ExperiencePoint on Apr 10, 2017 9:00:00 AM

(10 min read)

Dyaneshwaran Periyasamy is a consultant, trainer and coach specializing in design thinking and Agile at Hewlett Packard Enterprise in Bengaluru, India.

We spoke with Dyanesh about the relationship between Agile and design thinking, how he moved from programming to facilitating, and how every facilitation experience is a learning experience, too.

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Topics: Facilitators, Innovation

Innovation and Change Behind the Scenes: Developing ExperienceInnovation Aware

Posted by ExperiencePoint on Mar 27, 2017 3:00:00 AM

(11 min read)

ExperienceInnovation is a family of experiential workshops  designed to awaken, nurture and improve people’s creative reflexes. With the launch of Aware, the newest member of the ExperienceInnovation family of products, we thought it would be a good time to take a peek behind the scenes of ExperiencePoint’s product development process and the journey from idea to market.

We sat down with Greg Warman, who leads EP’s innovation practice, and Ross Tom, EP’s Head of Marketing, to find out what went into the development of Aware.

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Topics: Innovation, Design Thinking, ExperienceInnovation, behind the scenes