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Innovative Thinking – Naysayers & Negaholics – Blog 126

Naysayers & Negaholics   Nothing will drag an innovative team down faster than naysayers and negaholics.  Just one of these personalities can kill the creativity of an innovative team in only a few minutes.  Management and legal are famous for playing these roles.  Remember, it’s their job to see what can go wrong first, analyze …

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Innovative Thinking – What Motivates You? – Blog 124

What Motivates You?   In order to be creative, you need to be motivated.  There are many things that motivate different people. From my experience, engineers are motivated mostly by success.  Success in the form of “I did it!”  When I owned my software company and 30 employees, it was surprising how different each person’s …

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Innovative Thinking – Negative Reinforcement – Blog 123

Negative Reinforcement   Negative reinforcement can drain the spirit of your Team Think the same way as it drains your creativity.  Avoid hidden pitfalls when looking for ways to offer support and guidance to your team. What results would you expect from a Team Think that is driven by a culture of negative reinforcement? Here …

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Innovative Thinking – Team Think Is Critical – Blog 122

Team Think Is Critical   Team Think is one of the best ways to encourage employees to motivate themselves and one another to develop innovative solutions. Remember, everything we discussed in this book thus far which applied to you personally to get you into condition for creative thinking, also applies to each individual team member.  …

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