Learning about innovation – and watching the Simpsons

Many years ago I learned that Bart and Lisa Simpson had solved the ancient riddle around the sound of one hand clapping.  And since then I have seen people glean management lessons from them (and startreck, and attilla the hun and several other unlikely sources).

I am not sure if it is really cool or a bit sad that people study this … but here are some wise words about creating a culture of innovation and creativity.  They are aimed at IT people who would like their projects to be like producing episodes of the Simpsons, but I am sure they are equally valuable to the rest of us:

http://www.cio.com/article/405213/What_Your_Team_Can_Learn_About_Innovation_from_The_Simpsons/1

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About James King

I coach organisations in how to better make use of the untapped talent they have in their people and to explore new ways of understanding and solving new and old problems I live in Sydney with my wife and daughter and have no real hobbies beyond the usual boring ones of reading, writing and watching tv.
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One Response to Learning about innovation – and watching the Simpsons

  1. Steven Lewis says:

    Welcome to the external blogosphere, James! Good to have you out here as well as in “there”.

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