Blog category: Innovation Projects

Should Everyone be involved in Innovation?

Is it true that everybody should be involved in innovation projects? We’ve all heard the statement that “everybody is creative”, and you should “follow your passion” – but what if your passion is just to do your job? What if […]

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Gamified Innovation Management with Ideanote

“This is the Next Big Thing” A few months ago, I met an energetic young man, who showed me “the next big thing” in idea management software. Jesper Juel Jensen presented me for a beta version of Ideanote. Great enthusiasm, and of […]

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INNOCULTURE – The Board Game about Innovation Culture

Now You can Work with Innovation Culture based on Best Practices Many companies struggle to develop their innovation culture, and often their starting point is “We need an innovation culture”, or “How do we get an innovation culture”, or “We […]

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Danish Astronaut Taxi Driver on IRISS Mission

What is the IRISS Mission? The fourth of ESA’s ‘Class of 2009’ astronauts to fly, Andreas Mogensen from Denmark is well into a ten day mission to the International Space Station. With a background in aerospace engineering, he has spent […]

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Is the Copenhagen Innovation House a closed party?

A few days ago, I attended the opening reception at the Copenhagen Innovation House. In two months, a former Danske Bank office has been transformed into a new innovation space for municipal departments, citizens, private enterprises etc. The new initiative […]

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My Innovation Journey goes where the energy is

This is what I want to do! Many years ago, while I was still working at Novozymes, I was driving my car home from a workshop. It was Friday night, and I was elated – the workshop had gone really […]

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Idea Turnarounds with The Work of Byron Katie

Being with Byron Katie I’ve just spent 4 days in Engelberg, Switzerland, without uttering a single word. Together with almost 500 people from 26 different countries, I attended a silent retreat with Byron Katie, who is the originator of The […]

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Innovation at Roskilde Festival 2015

This Saturday, I attended the Roskilde Festival with a Day Pass, earned because I facilitated a creative workshop for volunteers involved in the Dream City project. Dream City is sort of a Danish version of Burning Man. Anyways, we were […]

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Innovation Mistakes – Choice or Embarrassment?

Failure is a very Real Option Failure is an opportunity to learn, and in most innovation projects you will of course make mistakes. After all, this is part of why you are embarking on the project in the first place […]

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