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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.

Seven Common Phrases that Kill Innovation

Posted 27.04.2017

Seven Common Phrases that Kill Innovation

In innovation, the buzz words you often hear are digital disruption, big data, cloud based, design thinking, startups and Fintech. It’s for good reason, these are all important pieces…

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Posted 06.04.2017

Why Innovation Needs STEAM, Not Just STEM

Did you know that in Renaissance times that there wasn’t a disconnect or gap between the Arts and Science? They were best friends or in today’s language, BFF’s. The…

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4 early morning steps

Posted 19.02.2017

4 Simple, Early Morning Steps to Put More Creativity in Your Day

I wrote this creativity post recently on my Simon Banks page for LinkedIn and wanted to share it. So, why do you want more creativity in your day? Why would you want to have a more innovative…

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Posted 31.01.2017

Should your Innovation Focus be Massive Disruption or Marginal Gains?

The word Disruption is hotter than hot when Innovation is mentioned in the corporate world. It’s either massive excitement about disrupting the market and kicking some ass or a lot…

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Posted 05.10.2016

What Art Has Taught Me About People, Change and Innovation

I have been working face to face with all huge variety of people in a facilitation/education role for the last 22 years, give or take a few months (Sigh, sigh, sigh… I feel really…

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Posted 06.09.2016

Fail Fast! Time to rethink your Corporate Innovation strategy?

I am hearing the words fail fast everywhere at the moment. It has become a new buzz word. It may end up in the same space as such classics as: Thinking outside the box, peeling back…

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