Innovation Blog by Janet Sernack

BE INNOVATIVE IN TAKING SMART RISKS
After founding ImagineNation™ in Israel, I invested a year of my time and considerable money...
ANYONE CAN LEARN TO INNOVATE
The 21st century requires us to unlearn, learn, and relearn a different set of mindsets,...
DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP CONSCIOUSNESS TO ADAPT, INNOVATE AND GROW
We are living in a world, with less stability, certainty, simplicity, and predictability, where regional...
DELIVERING SUCCESSFUL TRANSFORMATION AND CHANGE INITIATIVES
Transformation and change initiatives are usually designed as strategic interventions, intending to advance an organisation's...
THINKING DIFFERENTLY ABOUT START-UP ENTREPRENEURSHIP
As some of you are aware, I am reaching the final chapter of what has...
HUMAN CREATIVITY AND CREATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING WITH AI
A recent McKinsey Leading Off – Essentials for leaders and those they lead email newsletter,...
WHY ARE SUCCESSFUL INNOVATORS CURIOUS LIKE CATS?
In last month’s blog, we shared how consciousness, imagination, and curiosity are the fundamental precursors...
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IS IMAGINATION REALLY MORE IMPORTANT THAN KNOWLEDGE?
Is imagination really more important than knowledge? How does imagination link to catalysing collective innovation...
GENDER STEREOTYPES, AGEISM AND WOMEN START-UP ENTREPRENEURS
It’s been thirty-five years since I exited my life as a top retail corporate executive,...
INNOVATION LEADERSHIP IS PARADOXICAL
Most of us are aware that both the organisational leadership and cultural paradigms have shifted,...
EXPLORING A CULTURAL TIPPING POINT
Like millions of others globally, I watched with fascination, the sensational and striking spectacle of...
THINKING ABOUT WELL-BEING, RESILIENCE AND CREATIVITY DIFFERENTLY
In our previous two blogs, we outlined the need, in our chaotic world of unknowns,...
BEING IN CHARGE OF OUR MINDS AND ATTENTION
In our February blog, we explored how our focus and attention have been stolen, and...
RECLAIMING OUR FOCUS AND ATTENTION
In 2019 we experienced the shock and the pain that resulted from the globally disruptive...
KICKSTART CHANGE AND INNOVATE IN UNCERTAIN TIMES
In our last blog, we described why innovation is transformational, and why, at this moment...