business innovation

How to Create a Culture of Innovation

How to Create a Culture of Innovation

Innovation can be surprisingly easy to cultivate, provided that you’re giving it the conditions it needs to thrive. Without innovation, any business will be left in the dust. The sky is the limit when it comes to creativity, and the seeds you need to plant may already be dormant in the minds of your employees. By making small changes that encourage a creative mindset, your employees will naturally feel compelled to share their ideas. Keep the conversation channels open If you want the gears in someone’s brain to turn, you’ll need to ask them questions. If workplace conversation is strictly limited to the tasks that need to be completed, no one will be inspired to explore new possibilities. Keep everyone talking. Have meetings frequently, and encourage feedback. Show your employees that the... »

Small Business Week 2008 – Business Innovation

Friday, the final day of Small Business Week 2008, explores the importance of innovation in businesses. The British Chambers of Commerce, Business Link, BT and the Design Council will uncover why innovation is at the heart of adding value to products and services and why staying ahead of competition is crucial. The panel will provide advice about how businesses can be creative in today’s environment to ensure customer satisfaction and maximum results. Follow the link to register your interest in the web seminar that will be live on Friday, October 17, 2008 at 12.30pm: http://www.gginternet1.co.uk/broadview/bt/london46/ »