Why reflecting on progress is key to a culture of innovation

In her book, The Progress Principle, creativity and innovation researcher Teresa Amabile shares the following: A sense of making progress on meaningful work was the single most important factor in igniting creativity, satisfaction, and productivity among employees—far...

Making the Commitment to Risk and Learn from Failure in Innovation

On Friday September 29, BridgePoint Effect ran a special event in Ottawa that introduced our course Risking and Learning from Failure in Innovation with leaders from the private, federal government and non-profit sectors. They were brave souls willing to engage in...

Working with the “argyle profile” and facing team challenges

One of the things I like most about my work is the ability to help individuals on teams connect with their own creativity so the team can build innovation capacity and become more productive. One of the most effective ways I’ve found for doing this is by introducing...