Your newsletter on applied creativity, imagination, ideas and innovation in business.
Wednesday 6 November 2013
Hello and welcome to another issue of Report 103, your twice-monthly (or thereabouts) newsletter on creativity, imagination, ideas and innovation in business.
As always, if you have news about creativity, imagination, ideas, or innovation please feel free to forward it to me for potential inclusion in Report103. Your comments and feedback are also always welcome.
Information on unsubscribing, archives, reprinting articles, etc can be found at the end of this newsletter.
In this issue of Report 103
In the last issue of Report 103, I began a series of articles on Cosmic Creativity and Anticonventional Thinking (ACT). These articles will eventually be edited into a book of the same title -- with each article a chapter. Along the way, please provide me with your feedback on the articles, the technique and the thinking behind them. Following the publication of the last issue of this newsletter, a number of people emailed me with excellent, thought-provoking feedback. I hope they and you will do the same with this issue!
As a reader of Report 103, you get two benefits from this serialisation of the book. Firstly, you are participating in the development of a new model for understanding and improving creativity. Secondly, you'll gain from the insights of the new book without having to buy it. That said, I will significantly edit everything following feedback and my presenting cosmic creativity and ACT at workshops and conferences.
This should make it easier for you to read the developing book and enables me to update the text and images in one central location.
Your Cosmic Creativity & Anticonventional Thinking Workshop/Talk
Do you want a creative team that better understands how their creative minds work, how to develop creative ideas, how to collaborate effectively (using a technique that works a zillion times better than brainstorming) and how to ensure the most powerful ideas are implemented and so can become profitable innovations?
If so, one of my workshops or talks could help you boost your team's collective creative ability and your organisation's innovativeness. I have worked with fortune 500 companies, medium sized companies, national governments and regional projects in Europe, North America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. I could be working with you and your people.
If your team could be relied upon to devise, develop and implement a steady stream of innovative ideas, what would that be worth to your company and its future?
To discuss your needs, reply to this newsletter or fill in the contact form to get in touch.
The Silly Alternative
Is Report 103 too serious for you? If so, take a look at The Baumgartner Report, an irreverent and humour newsletter that combines the worst features of a blog, a newsletter and a twisted sense of humour!
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