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Bill Jarrard 5 Jul 2016 - 5:16pm

I’ll only believe it when I see it!  You’ll only see it when you believe it!  

Which one is correct? Are they both correct? If so, which comes first?  These are tough questions, and perhaps they lie at the heart of real success, and real innovation, and whether we can achieve it or not. 

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Bill Jarrard 22 May 2016 - 9:19am

A Fifth Stage of Learning to make Innovation happen Learning and Development specialists know, and most managers will be familiar with, the Four Stages of Learning, also referred to as the Four Stages of Competence…

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Bill Jarrard 4 Apr 2016 - 9:55am

Measuring Innovation The Mindwerx 2015 Innovation Survey identified a number of concerns and questions in relation to making Innovation happen, with a BIG one being ‘how to measure Innovation’.  We’re working on an in-depth paper on this as part of our book coming out later in the year, but we wanted to make some comments on this now. 

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Bill Jarrard 17 Dec 2015 - 10:50am

Mindwerx is again pleased to be an Endorsing Partner for the Ci2016 Creative Universe Asia Pacific conference in Melbourne in November 2016.

The theme for this year’s conference is The Exponential Shift: Making Transformation Happen. 

Conference premise:

The innovator’s clock is accelerating, meaning leaders today have to confront change of unprecedented ferocity and impact.

This poses an existential challenge to many organizations, who cannot survive, let alone thrive, simply by executing more efficiently and effectively.

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Bill Jarrard 14 Dec 2015 - 11:26am

As anyone who has ever caught a glimpse or seen a photo of a stranger who looks just like them will know, finding one’s doppelgänger can be an unsettling experience. But for creative leaders and innovative organisations, the concept of doppelgängers might be a useful tool to achieving desired results.

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Bill Jarrard 13 Nov 2015 - 10:28am
strategic thinking

Disruptive technology. 
Changing government policy.
New market trends.
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Bill Jarrard 24 Sep 2015 - 10:04am

Mindwerx_Innovation_Survey_2015 Our latest Innovation Survey has revealed some interesting, although not always surprising, results about the state of innovation in organizations today. 

For example in response to the question:

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Bill Jarrard 10 Aug 2015 - 7:25pm

‘Do what you love to do, that is where your success lies. When you do what you love you will put in the hours it takes to become successful.’

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Bill Jarrard 10 Aug 2015 - 10:58am

It's well-known that many of the most successful people in the world are highly effective readers, that is, they read strategically with a clear purpose and focus. 

"President John F. Kennedy is perhaps the most famous speed reader. This is because he emphasised his intelligence and mental capacity during his campaigns and made it publically known that, having been a normal reader whose speed was approximately 284 words per minute, he had studied speed reading.

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Bill Jarrard 4 Aug 2015 - 8:01am

I was recently reminded of a workshop I did with one of my clients in Brisbane a while ago now. It was with the Human Resources section and we dedicated a couple of hours to exploring how they could Champion Innovation across the organization. 

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