Business Creativity experts
Do you recognise the following statements?
- Staff motivation appears to be flagging.
- OK is simply no longer good enough.
- Cost cutting and downsizing are longer working.
- Competition is increasing.
- We are under increased pressure to produce results.
Does this sound familiar? Does this sound like your organisation?
Creative Business Solutions offer a range of interventions centred around Business Creativity and Innovation. These are carefully targeted at private sector, public sector and not for profit organisations.
Whether you need workshops, facilitator training, an expert speaker on creativity, innovation audit, project management or just plain advice on getting your innovation effort started, we can help.
Why does my organisation need Creativity?
When was the last time you got into a difficult situation? Have you ever forgotten a present for a special occasion and found yourself making elaborate excuses? Well this is your creativity at work. Some people have more than others but we all have at least a spark. But why is this useful to your organisation?
Like people, organisations find themselves in difficult situations due to increased competition, global trading conditions or just increased pressure from stakeholders to perform better. There is no manual to escape, no ‘get out of jail free’ card. Read more …
Do I need to be creative?
The answer to this question is ‘No’. Refer to the Innovation Equation and you will soon understand why. An Innovation System is desirable from the point of view of developing new products, services or processes but it takes a wide variety of skills to make such a system work effectively.
The only real requirement is for you, and those around you to have an open mind and be open to the possibility that the way you have run your company up until now may not be the same as the way it needs to be run from now onwards. This applies even if you currently run a successful business. Read more …
How do I buy Creativity?
In response to request from colleagues and clients who were seeking information about buying creativity or creative services in a business context, we have written a guide to how creativity can help your business and what to look for when engaging a consultant, facilitator or trainer. The guide, Buying Creativity can be downloaded by clicking on the link.
We think too small like a frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced he would have an entirely different view. (Mao Tse Tung)
Like the frog, many of us have a limited view of our environment. This may not be a problem for the frog but for us the imposition of constraints can hold back growth or prevent us attaining our objectives.