Creative Process

Aligned organizations depend on new, creative ideas to drive growth. A creative process that engages in best practices and developing processes to collect, filter and execute on ideas sets aligned, effective organizations apart from their competition. Creativity can be fostered not only at the strategic level, but at the ground level when people make decisions on how best to act in alignment with the mission and vision.

November 26, 2018

What Does Creativity in Law Enforcement Mean and How Does it Drive Alignment?

We think of law enforcement agencies as organizations where strict adherance to procedures and policies. If that training and process are not followed, bad things can […]
November 19, 2018

Build Creativity and Innovation by Blending Experts and Non-Experts

I came across a quote from author Bob Sutton that read, “At places where intense innovation happens, they often combine people who know a little with […]
October 15, 2018

AFILA GROUP – Giving Leadership White Space

We’ve presented our alignment work to Afila Group members in the past and had solid discussions on how their sales, marketing and product executives can help […]
October 8, 2018

Aligned Leaders and Organizations Foster Nobel-worthy Creativity

Frances Arnold was just named a co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her work on ‘directed evolution’. What Frances and her colleagues did […]
February 28, 2018

Lack of Organizational Creativity? How to Determine if it’s a Mission, Leadership, Process or Employee Issue.

New ideas are a key lifeline for organizations to enable long-term, sustainable growth. Employees who are in the trenches every day interacting with customers and stakeholders […]
February 22, 2018

Employees Aren’t Valuing your Ideas Because you Aren’t Valuing Theirs

How many times have you been presented with a plan of action and knew from the start that it was doomed to failure? How many times […]
July 16, 2014

The Business Journals: How to encourage innovation among your employees

Mention the phrase “creativity” in the context of business organizations and many of us will probably equate it with “innovation” and think about companies like Apple, […]