Tips ‘n’ Tools

The creative problem solving process – from dream to reality

17 September 2022 / Creative Problem Solving, Featured

Creative problem solving is absolutely crucial to as individuals or organisations. Here's how to access more inventiveness.

How many people does it take for a productive meeting?

6 July 2020 / All Posts, Creative Problem Solving, Effective Communication, Email Communication, Productive Meetings

Senior managers spend nearly 23 hours a week in meetings, on average. However, around 70% of these meetings are seen as ...

Stop wasting time being stuck. Do this instead.

23 May 2020 / All Posts, Creative Problem Solving

Having been doing comedy Improv for nearly a decade, there’s this mantra about affirming the ideas of your stage partners, ...

5 ways to lift the mood on your next video call – transcript

31 March 2020 / All Posts, Creative Problem Solving, Effective Communication

At the moment we are all stuck in a negative news cycle so when we get on video conference calls ...

How to keep to your point when presenting

14 May 2019 / All Posts, Creative Problem Solving, Presentations

Ever started talking about something only to find yourself going completely off track? For all those who thought the only way ...

What Product Managers can learn from Actors

10 March 2019 / All Posts, Body Language, Creative Problem Solving, Effective Communication, Email Communication

Last year, I did a podcast related to my article in Mind the Product, Oh the Drama! What Product Managers Can ...

3 ways to tap your creativity at work

24 January 2016 / All Posts, Creative Problem Solving, Featured

Here are 3 ways to trigger the creative brain, and fire off solutions and ideas, before filtering for the best option.

How companies crush creativity

19 July 2015 / All Posts, Creative Problem Solving, Featured

Even when companies know the value of creativity, they unwittingly block it from happening. Here are some of the subtle and ...

3 ways to instantly increase your focus

16 March 2015 / All Posts, Creative Problem Solving, Featured

Motivation is like catching butterflies. Even if you work out what drives you now, that can change tomorrow. Are you one ...

20 reasons why you’re not creative

8 February 2015 / All Posts, Creative Problem Solving

The very word 'creative' is a tripwire to many people.  After all, unless you're paid to produce a video or ...