It is a must for nurturing creativity and leading the innovation in organisations to generate more and more ideas and also processing them effectively. A good leader gets ideas from all the directions. Very rarely the ideas will be tangible as is it is.
Often followers come up with stray ideas, which appears raw, irrelevant, inappropriate and bla, bla, bla..
Up from the Hub archives. Originally published 2007
Well, this wasn't actually my creativity strategy, but it's become known as 'Disney's Creativity Strategy'. Hub member Peter Cook asked a question about it a while ago, and I notice a whole debate is opening up this week in The Hub about creativity and how to lead it (look in Peter Cook's entry in the Ask The Expert section of The Hub), so thought I'd add this to the theme:
by Jim Taggart
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