In the 21st Century, everything is plausible. A quote from the A Connecting Innovation to Profit study conducted by Ernst, “We assume that 50 per cent of our revenue in five years’ time must come from sources that do not exist today. That is why we innovate.” Innovation is defined as profitable inventions, mathematically represented as INNOVATION = INVENTIONS + PROFITS TM. Inventions are an act or instance of creating or producing by exercise of the imagination. No one can predict which invention will be profitable. It is a gamble at best. The only way to win is to invent and keep inventing. Inventions begin as simple ideas.
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The Boston Consulting Group Strategy Survey continually finds that creativity and innovation are strategic imperatives for the 21st century. Survey after survey confirms this. According to the 2009 Everyday Innovation Survey that found every job in every industry requires creativity. A Connecting Innovation to Profit study conducted by Ernst and Young has found that creative thinking skills are “directly linked to growth and achievement”
Creativity/ Innovation is the leading skill out of the four skills for the 21st Century, affectionately referred to as the “Four C’s”. The others are Communication, Collaboration, and Critical Thinking. The sad irony, neither schools or corporations have the time or resource to teach the “four C’s internally. “ In the training industry, outsourcing is absolutely necessary to be successful,”
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Turn idea generation into a party. Read the book, “How to Generate Ideas with Breeze & Ease” and play the board game, Fluke – the wealth building game of accidental inventions. Idea generation and creativity generates positive vibes and a good feelings. Rather than the holidays being a time of depression and anxiety they can be positive and uplifting.