Creativity with Israel Stol

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Meet Israel Stol, a leading management transformation author, lecturer, and corporate business process consultant.

Israel is also a professional welding development engineer and holds numerous patents including those for advanced torpedo propulsion, welding processes, and even candy dispensers. He is a founder of Always-βeta, LLC.

Part 1: What is creativity and why is it important for organizations?

Learn the key roles that creativity and innovation play in helping drive successful companies forward. Israel shares his thoughts on how we should think about creativity and all of its facets. We discuss questions like: Is creativity a 24/7 occupation or does it depend on the situation or context within which we find ourselves? Can a traditional workplace benefit from me knowing about innovation and creativity? This is a three-part series on developing and benefiting from creativity within all types of organizations.

Part 2: How can I find creative people in my organization?

Understand the four different types of creative people and how to identify them in your organization. Find out about the so-called “dark side” of creativity whereby as we become smarter as individuals and organizations the result is that knowledge often becomes siloed and inaccessible. This is Part 2 of a three-part series on developing and benefiting from creativity within all types of organizations.

Part 3: How can I foster creativity to drive positive outcomes in my workplace?

Creativity should not be a goal--it should be an ongoing process. This episode guides you through creating a sustainable creativity engine in your organization. We discuss how to recognize whether or not your workplace could benefit from more creativity. What does a corporate commitment to creativity look like? This is Part 3 of a three-part series on developing and benefiting from creativity within all types of organizations.