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  • The Value of Behaviours

    Harnessing the power of the behaviours that underpin your culture can energise employees and unleash enormous potential in your organisation. Organisational culture is hard to define. It is complex and unique to each organisation – there’s no such thing as a universally ‘good’ or desired culture. However, there is broad consensus that it encompasses a…

  • The Terrifying Potential of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    “The Fourth Industrial Revolution has the potential to empower individuals and communities, as it creates new opportunities for economic, social, and personal development. But it also could lead to the marginalization of some groups, exacerbate inequality, create new security risks, and undermine human relationships.” Klaus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum has identified the…

  • Stepping out of the comfort zone

    “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life” – Confuscious

  • Serious Fun

    Why is it so hard for adults to play? As soon as we get our first real jobs, using our time productively shoves play off the agenda. But why? Is adulthood really this boring?

  • Powering the Change

    Powered by Pictures

    An InfoMural and live scribing can have enormous impact in an event, and is always a fantastic idea. To have someone mapping a conversation real-time can be very powerful. As a focal point in a long conversation it is useful, as a tool for making connections and links between the different topics as they are…

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    A Team of Rivals

    Recently in the news, the term “compromise” has been much bandied about. Politicians on both sides of the Atlantic are faced with red lines and walls they are unwilling to cross. Without the ability to compromise, deadlock reigns. But to compromise seems to suggest failure; as a noun “compromise” is an agreement reached once each…

  • Planning for disruption: An A,B,C

    Claire is featured in this month’s issue of The HR Director Magazine speaking about how organisations can prepare themselves for disruption and harness the potential of innovation in order to maximise the opportunity it presents. You can read the article in print or online at the link provided below. Read the full article… Planning for…

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    Designing for a Brexit future

    The UK Referendum result on Brexit has provided us with only one certainty: uncertainty. In the midst of uncertainty, our experience shows that traditional approaches to strategic planning can be downright dangerous. One pitfall is to take a binary view: assuming that the future is either open to precise predictions, or that it is completely…

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    Brexit: Finding Opportunity in Uncertainty

    You won’t be surprised to hear that Brexit crops up regularly in conversations with our clients, both UK-based and in other parts of the European Union. So far, we have only seen immediately visible, short-term effects, such as the fall in the value of the pound, and the diversion of the majority of UK Government…

  • A Day in the Life of a Scribe

    If you haven’t come across a scribe before, then we hope this will provide insight into how an Innovation Arts graphic facilitator works. If you have seen our work at an event or a conference, this might answer some of the questions we are often asked about this fascinating and vibrant discipline. The primary function…

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