4 Ways to Apply Design Thinking Learnings When You Get Back to Work

Posted by ExperiencePoint on May 4, 2018 1:44:43 PM

INNOVATION | 5 MIN. READ

 

There’s nothing like the excitement and possibilities that are ignited from that initial opportunity to use Design Thinking practices firsthand during an ExperienceInnovation program. You leave energized and inspired to go back and do great things. But as we all know, the day-to-day grind has a way of creeping back in and taking over. If you’re not deliberate about building, refreshing and continually applying your Design Thinking habits, they can easily stagnate or get pushed aside.

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Topics: Innovation, Design Thinking, Article

7 Tips for Running a Better Brainstorm

Posted by ExperiencePoint on Apr 25, 2018 3:03:25 PM

INNOVATION | 2 MIN. READ

 

It can be all too easy getting caught up in the dreaded daily work routine. It's oftentimes these repetitive rhythms and workflows which lead to the same, ordinary ways of thinking.

 

When looking to inject some creativity into your next meeting or project, look no further than organizing a brainstorm to uncover your next, great idea. 

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Topics: Innovation, Design Thinking, ExperienceInnovation, Article

Are You Driving Innovation in 2018?

Posted by ExperiencePoint on Feb 2, 2018 11:27:29 AM

INNOVATION | 2 MIN. READ

 

Have you ever wondered how to enable your people to deliver innovative ideas to your most pressing challenges?

Those individuals and teams who deliver on this promise have a honed set of skills, techniques and creative habits to arrive at better solutions faster. Innovation will play a pivotal in generating breakthrough results in 2018 — unleash new ways of thinking and working with ExperiencePoint.

 

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Topics: Innovation, Design Thinking, ExperienceInnovation

Top 10 Reasons to Attend the 2018 ExperiencePoint Client Summit

Posted by ExperiencePoint on Dec 15, 2017 10:12:00 AM

FACILITATORS | 3 MIN. READ

Ever wonder what's it really like to attend the ExperiencePoint Client Summit? Last year's event was one for the ages, with an energetic and diverse group of superstars leaving their mark here in Toronto.

 

For those of you who couldn't make it last year or have interest in attending this year, we've compiled the ultimate Top 10 list to share what’s at the heart of this once-a-year event — including a few sneak peeks for 2018!

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Topics: Facilitators, Game Changer

ExperienceInnovation™ | Aware Featured in Ignite Magazine!

Posted by ExperiencePoint on Nov 8, 2017 1:55:30 PM

INNOVATION | 1 MIN. READ

We’re excited to share that ExperiencePoint’s latest product, ExperienceInnovation™ | Aware, has been featured in Ignite Magazine - a resource for people who plan and manage meetings, events, business travel, promotions and incentive programs. 

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Topics: Creative Confidence, Innovation, Game Changer, Design Thinking, ExperienceInnovation

The 3 Habits of Creative People

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

INNOVATION | 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

FACILITATORS | 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

GAME CHANGER | 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

CHANGE | 9 MIN. READ

Kingston General Hospital is a community of people dedicated to transforming the patient and family experience through innovative and collaborative approaches to care, knowledge and leadership. As southeastern Ontario’s leading centre for complex-acute and specialty care, KGH serves people from across the region through its Kingston facility and 24 regional affiliate and satellite sites. 

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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

INNOVATION | 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

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