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Simon Banks offers his unique insight into the latest trends in innovation and design thinking. Read the following articles to discover a treasure trove of free tips and tricks that will allow you to kickstart your creative mindset.

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Posted 23.08.2019

5 Essential skills needed to thrive in the 21st Century

What are the skills needed to thrive in the 21st Century? It’s the human-centred skills that we all have (and machines don’t)

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Posted 07.06.2019

Perfection and Why it Has No Place in Innovation

Being prepared to share a half baked idea (you know it’s not perfect but it could be part of the solution) that you want others to build on is at the heart of a culture of innovation.…

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Posted 16.07.2018

So then I had an Innovation Book Launch – A Thousand Little Lightbulbs

I have a friend who is an author who said that his book launch was one of the best nights of his life. “How could this be?” I mused? The best night of your life? Surely it can’t be that…

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Posted 26.04.2018

So then I wrote an Innovation Book – A Thousand Little Lightbulbs

I recently published my first book, specifically, an Innovation Book called ‘A Thousand Little Lightbulbs: How to kickstart a culture of Innovation.’
Rather than tell you all about…

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Posted 11.09.2017

Why You Should Smile More at Work (and at home)

I recently wrote this article on LinkedIn and wanted to share some of the thoughts with you Ask yourself these questions: – When was the last time you really smiled at work? –…

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Posted 26.08.2017

Seven Essential Ingredients for a Brilliant Innovation Hackathon

Keen to get brew some fresh thinking in your organisation? Are you looking to delight your customers with even better products and services? Are you wanting to develop a culture of innovation?…

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