Paul Sloane

About Paul Sloane

Paul Sloane is the author of many books on lateral thinking , creativity and innovation. He speaks and runs corporate master classes on these topics. He was formerly in Sales, Marketing and Executive positions with IBM and software companies.
Implementing best practice is replicating yesterday. Innovating is inventing tomorrow.
6 10, 2016

Now is the Time to Think Like an Innovator

By |2016-11-04T10:37:44+01:00October 6th, 2016|Innovation|1 Comment

It seems that innovation is now an imperative for every company and every CEO. Leaders all stress the importance of agility, entrepreneurship and innovation in their organisations yet most of them are frustrated by slow progress. What can we do to boost our lateral thinking and creativity? How can we and our teams become the [...]

23 08, 2016

Ask Childlike Questions

By |2016-11-04T10:37:47+01:00August 23rd, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

Edwin Land was an American inventor who had studied Chemistry.  In 1943 on holiday in Santa Fe he took a photograph of his three year old daughter, Jennifer.  She asked why she could not see the result straight away and she kept asking why.  Land pondered this question and an idea formed in his mind. [...]

19 07, 2016

Innovation through Minimization

By |2016-11-04T10:37:52+01:00July 19th, 2016|Innovation|1 Comment

Can you innovate by making your product or service smaller, much smaller? Between is a popular app which creates an intimate space for just two people.  It allows a couple to share their own private social network where they send each other sweet messages and exchange photos or songs.  In some ways it is like [...]

14 06, 2016

Are you Open Minded? Three ways to overcome dangerous thinking habits.

By |2016-11-04T10:37:58+01:00June 14th, 2016|Creativity|0 Comments

Tedx Talk given by Paul Sloane at the University of Brighton March 2016. Everyone thinks that they are open minded but we are all mental prisoners of our beliefs and assumptions. How can we break out of dangerous thinking routines and become really creative? This talk gives three practical ways to change your mindset and [...]

8 06, 2016

Setting the Vision for Innovation is as Easy as ABC

By |2016-11-04T10:37:59+01:00June 8th, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

A Great Leader paints an ABC vision – Appealing, Believable and Challenging. You cannot expect your team to be enthusiastic and innovative if they do not know the direction in which they are headed. It is up to the leader to set the course and give a bearing for the future. This is set in [...]