4 Ways Design Thinking Can Be a Powerful Tool for Change

by ExperiencePoint

As we discussed in our previous post, a common challenge organizations face with their innovation initiatives is getting the idea out in the world. Executives put out the mandate:

We need to be more innovative. We want great ideas. Innovation needs to be part of our core principles and everyday practice.

But even when great solutions are introduced to the organization, many remain best-kept secrets, failing to ever reach scale. More often than not, the problem is that the stakeholders who will make or break the idea’s execution aren’t ready, willing and able to support its success. They haven’t bought in to the change.

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7 Key Words That Signal Your Organization Is Ready for Change

by ExperiencePoint
Change has become a given in most organizations today, but that doesn’t mean the skills, mindsets and methods are always available to lead those changes effectively. Oftentimes, you may not even realize which skills you’re missing until you get well into the process and find that things aren’t turning out as you’d originally expected and people aren’t committing to new ways of doing things.
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Innovation and Change Behind the Scenes: Designing an Inviting and Collaborative Office Environment

by ExperiencePoint

 

 

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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The Road to Change: Integrating Two Hospitals

by ExperiencePoint

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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Facilitator Unplugged with Ignacio Guitart

by ExperiencePoint

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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