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THE WORLD WON’T CHANGE AND IT IS YOUR FAULT

THE WORLD WON’T CHANGE AND IT IS YOUR FAULT
THE WORLD WON’T CHANGE AND IT IS YOUR FAULT
Why won’t the world change? Simple. We don’t ask it to. We see problems and…

Why won’t the world change? Simple. We don’t ask it to. We see problems and we are quiet. We don’t question enough. We walk through life accepting what is handed to us. All world changes stared with a question. Is this right? Is this fair? Is this the way it should be? Is there something more? When we ask out…

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Deviant Thinkers Are Priceless

What happens when a Deviant Thinker joins the group? For many people, the thought of a Deviant Thinker joining their committee, is the equivalent of someone scraping their nails across a chalk board. Deviant Thinking creates disharmony within a group. But the question is: "Is disharmony bad?" According to Charlan J. Nemeth & Jack Goncalo there is great value in…

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7 Surprising Ways to Lead Innovation

by Jennifer Thompson, Ambassador for Deviant Thinking It is incredibly easy to be effective as a leader of innovation. Yet so many managers get in the way of themselves and their teams. Try these surprising yet simple ideas to support more innovation in your organization. 1) Get out of your office. Your company's next big idea is not coming from your corner office. It…

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3 Strategies for Being Creative and Healthy

by Jennifer Thompson, ambassador for Deviant Thinking Why are we afraid of being creative? When a teen is asked what they want to be, adults hope for answers like engineer, doctor, or businessman. We cringe when they say artist, designer, or writer. Why do we assume they are doomed to a life of despair? Why do we assume that using your creativity will…

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Is your current perspective limiting you?

Is Your Current Perspective Limiting You?
Is your current perspective limiting you?
by Jennifer Thompson, ambassador for Deviant Thinking Today I am in NYC, and my perspective on…

by Jennifer Thompson, ambassador for Deviant Thinking Today I am in NYC, and my perspective on the world had definitely changed.  It is 45 Degrees, a brisk yet sunny morning in NYC .  Which to many of your reading this, you would think how awful!  Brrrrrr that is cold.  Well, my perspective is very different.  Just a week ago in Minneapolis…

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5 Ways to Stop Killing Innovation

by Jennifer Thompson, ambassador for Deviant Thinking Corporations are killing innovation. The ironic thing about this is that the very systems that they have set up to capture and encourage innovation is what is killing it.  Companies have set up innovation teams, as if only those folks can have innovative ideas.  They have created brain storming sessions, as if you can…

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Fostering Innovation

by Jennifer Thompson, ambassador for Deviant Thinking As I look around the internet, I am often bombarded with articles on innovation.  Most of them start with a tagline like this one.  Often, they discuss how a company should innovate.  There is typically a check list of ways that companies can foster innovation. Make time, form cross-functional teams, support risk taking,…

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