How to encourage initiative in your team

How to encourage initiative in your team

I was chatting to a potential client recently about the subject of initiative. Whilst it’s closely related to the creative mindset, I realised I’d never given the subject thought on it’s own. So, here’s how I would go about covering the topic of “initiative”.

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Soft skills and the future of work

Soft skills and the future of work

As organisations and business analysts turn their attention to the likely impact of artificial intelligence on the world of work, several key futures are emerging. Rather than a dystopian future where robots take everyone’s jobs, there is a definite convergence on the opportunity for human strengths and soft skills to complement those of AI and automation.

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Collaboration Playbook

Download our new Collaboration Playbook to get over 20 great ideas for fostering collaboration in your team. This jam-packed guide includes insights from companies including Google, IDEO, Deloitte and Apple. Read more →

What is a Creative Huddle?

Creative Huddle is our name for the best workshop, brainstorm, meeting or group session you can think of. They are team-based, high energy events that help groups of any size collaborate effectively by generating ideas, solving problems, sharing opinions and making decisions.

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About me

Hello, I’m James Allen. I’ve facilitated hundreds of Creative Huddles for a range of clients, from corporate household names to creative agencies and startups. I work mostly in and around London, but regularly travel all over the UK and internationally for client work. More about me →

Creative Huddle (noun)

A brilliantly facilitated group session to help teams generate ideas, solve problems, explore opportunities or make decisions.

Synonyms: workshop, brainstorm, meeting, offsite, conference. 

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The secrets of great collaboration, revealed:

Download our new Collaboration Playbook to get over 20 great ideas for fostering collaboration in your team.

This jam-packed guide includes bite-sized insights from companies including Google, IDEO, Deloitte and Apple. 

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