CREATIVITY & INNOVATION
The search for business solutions and product innovations begins and ends in the minds of your employees.
Creativity & Innovation
Whether we pursue it, or it is forced upon us, change can make or break any business. The determining factor for success relies on the attitude of the employees challenged with adapting to the change and charged with finding new solutions.
This picturesque training video from National Geographic photographer Dewitt Jones. It states simply that creativity is a tool we can all use -- in life and business -- to change our view of things. His fascinating life stories remind us that we choose the way we see situations and circumstances.
With beauty and simplicity, Dewitt Jones poses the questions: Do we choose to see possibilities before us? Do we believe they are there? They are powerful questions to ponder, and amazing to see how choosing to believe can affect not only our business life, but also our daily lives.
...How Getting Everyone on the Same Page Makes Your Organization Stand Out. What makes an organization or team stand out? Typically, it's things like clarity, the culture, and direction where the group is headed. This program shows that teams and organizations are more apt to succeed when everyone is clear on: "What we do, Who we are, the Direction in which we're headed".
Today's leaders face tremendous pressure to solve problems, achieve goals, manage change and improve productivity. But, leaders don't need to have all the answers, they just have to ask the right people the right questions. This video's 5-step process teaches how.
This inspirational training illustrates a fundamental truth: diversity is the key to creating wealth and success for all. This program explores connections between diversity and innovation and is a perfect fit for managers and executives who want to understand how diversity will effect the bottom line.
For more than a decade, Joel Barker has helped us deal with change. Today, his message is more important than ever. That's why his best selling classic training program, The Business of Paradigms has been reinvented to meet today's organizations in the ever-changing global business world.
Through an animated fable, this classic story of Perry the Peacock and his friends, shows how organizations benefit when they value someone who is different, and embrace diversity to improve communication, teamwork, creativity and empowerment.
Using stunning visuals and practical lessons, The InMotion Series is a set of five short programs which serve as a quick and easy way to improve any group gathering or team meeting while generating powerful and meaningful discussion. Each film offers action oriented steps that can be incorporated into everyday activities.
Learn to recognize pigeon-holing, understand its high cost, and discover how to change the pattern. A perfect balanced approach that shows how embracing diversity can help overcome obstacles to innovation and change and help organizations raise productivity.
Stories capture peoples’ hearts and minds. This program illustrates how leaders can use storytelling to impact such things as creating a shared vision of the future, kick-starting new projects, highlighting lessons learned, and reinforcing the organization’s brand.
Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield were two hippies who created an ice-cream empire in the unlikely cold-climate of Vermont. They learned they could create a business that would support its community, help the environment and empower employees.
We are seeing for the first time in history, four different generations in the workplace, at the same time. Each has its own diverse expectations , but how do you blend them into one cohesive working unit? Author and host, Cam Marston, may have the answer you are seeking.
Henry Ford was a legendary entrepreneur. He had a dream of being able to make high quality and inexpensive cars that he could sell to everybody. Ford knew the key to making them affordable was to find a cost-effective way to mass produce them. Take a look back and learn from a pioneer in innovation.
Tech mogul and billionaire Jim Clark, founded Netscape, the first online web browser for the masses. From this in-depth case study, viewers will learn from a successful entrepreneur who was able to confront his shortcomings on his way to create three billion dollar companies.
Michael Dell is the founder and CEO of Dell Computers and a pioneer in the eCommerce industry. In this case study focusing on the importance of creativity and innovation, watch and learn from Michael Dell who is a genius in discovering opportunities and eliminating inefficiencies.
Ray Kroc was tireless, brash and intuitive and although he didn’t invent hamburgers, he helped make McDonald’s and international icon by creating a restaurant experience that could be replicated through franchises. He systemized the entire operation for uniformity from cleanliness to quality specifications that even prescribed the exact cut of a French fry.
Richard Branson has become an entrepreneurial sensation, but wouldn’t be if he was afraid of taking risks. Founder of the Virgin Group, a global conglomerate made up of over 400 companies, Branson is no stranger to competition. But being successful against the top airlines, top soda manufactures and bestselling record labels requires a visionary leader. This online training discloses a few of his secrets to success.
Knowing what makes us unique as individuals and discovering who we are, mark the first steps to finding happiness both at work as well as in life. Raise the level of consciousness in your organization and help the people that push it forward discover what makes them special.
Communicating effectively is the key to the success of any organization. Learn how by immersing himself in feedback from customers, colleagues and competitors helped Steve Case construct the foundation for the first mainstream internet service providers, America Online.
Founder and former CEO of Walmart, Sam Walton ranks as one of the most successful entrepreneurs of the 20thcentury. Discover his secrets of success and leadership and learn how he was able to build the world’s largest discount retailer.
Thomas Edison registered 1,093 patents over his lifetime and was no stranger to innovation. This case study focuses on his creativity and innovation throughout the years and will inspire leaders in your organization, helping them go from ideas to commercial applications.
You don't have to create your industry's next paradigm shift to be a pioneer. But you can succeed if you know how to spot emerging paradigms and have the intuition, courage and persistence to bring them into practical application. Learn to identify the essential traits of these trailblazers, and how you too can become one.
Welcome back to the Diversity Diner! Where diversity is the main dish. The lovable main character, Dom, is back serving a dish of diversity stew to help employees from neighboring businesses understand the positive economic benefits from including people from all walks of life into the business atmosphere.
Inspire everyone to be creative, offer suggestions and make improvements. Identify opportunities to improve and teach employees and leaders how to develop and brainstorm new ideas by learning how to replicate the proven success of others.
Find out how easy it is to make a difference at work and for the environment. Implement green initiatives and help your organization to give back to the community. This program shows how to target initiatives, onboard staff for a full commitment to change.
Whatever level a sales person might be at, they can benefit from the lessons in this classic series. Humorous, and insightful, John Cleese amuses as he teaches us the difference between good and bad sales techniques. Right-way-wrong-way scenarios demonstrate how to be an excellent salesperson before, during and after meeting the customer.
We've all sat through too-long, confusing and down right boring business presentations. It takes effort, preparation and skill to capture your audience and get your message across. This humorous program will help individuals structure and deliver effective presentations -- and avoid death by PowerPoint.
Nothing comes in handier at a meeting than possessing the art of persuasion. Give managers the skills to get their point across without unnecessary disagreements and delays. It takes less effort to learn the steps presented in this program than it does to solve differences in opinion the old-fashioned way. Come out of a meeting or negotiation with a favorable result.
What happens when nine fascinating people with experience in successfully navigating stressful situations at work come together to cook a meal? Insights simmer along with the food! Cooking serves as a metaphor for working through a challenge together, and after the flames die down, the participants share what they’ve learned.
When serious issues are on the table, sometimes all a meeting needs is some levity to lighten the mood. With compilations designed for all types of occupations, The Complete Hell Series aims to entertain while staying on the topic of work. Some of the funniest British comedians, including John Cleese, perform in these classic training clips.
Take the guesswork out of interviewing! This excellent new video explains that an interviewer can use the questioning techniques demonstrated to retrieve relevant information based on past experiences.