Because business and cultural leaders view creativity as the most important leadership trait for future success.
Re-imagining boundaries is the process that empowers organizations and individuals alike to continuously rethink and reinvent what they do.
It is the link between systematic creativity and high-impact strategic thinking, and the critical basis of staying relevant.
I lead provocative explorations to shape the future of your company. No matter how successful your business is today, you still operate within self-imposed boundaries. These boundaries bring the risk of marginalization. But overstepping them leads you to broadened consumer relevance and sustained growth.
You will learn how to apply the Slingshot Framework to:
I admit it. I have a soft spot for really imaginative and fun examples of what I call the ‘innovation shortcut’ – putting together already existing, previously separate components to form compelling, new value propositions. And this example may be the best one yet.
In 1991, after Saddam Hussein’s army invaded Kuwait, it left behind blazing oil fires which were extremely difficult to put out. Thinking laterally, Hungarian engineers rigged Mig-21 fighter jet engines on a World War II Russian tank. The resulting monster, called ‘Big Wind’, shoots out 8,000 gallons of water per minute, at 770 miles per hour. Fire has no chance.
Watch this short demo of this beast at work, it’s not to be missed:
Last week I was in Astana, Kazakhstan, to take part in the opening celebration of BI University, alongside Aidyn Rakhimbaev, Chairman of BI Group, the country’s largest construction company, and Kazakhstan’s Minister of Education. The university’s goal is to offer world-class professional development and education.