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Ed Bernacki

Ed Bernacki created The Idea Factory to help people and organizations to develop their capacity to innovate. Email Web

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Articles by Ed Bernacki

The Impact of Design Thinking

January 3rd, 2012

Design thinking is about studying how people experience your product or service and finding ways to enhance this experience. Thinking about the initial reaction, the experience of using it and designing how you want people to reflect can lead to ideas that strengthen the bottom line.

Where does 'Blue Sky' Thinking Happen in your Service Business?

February 28th, 2010

If manufacturers invest in research and development (R&D) for new ideas, processes and products that lead to tomorrow's profits, where do the service sectors invest for ideas for tomorrow's profits?

Thought Leadership for Executive Teams: Who is Thinking about your Thinking?

January 31st, 2010

thought leadership, thinking, Ed Bernaki, executives, management, teams, creativity, ideas

Is Your Business' Glass 'Half Full' or 'Half Empty'?

January 31st, 2009

Ed Bernacki puts a new spin on how you can fill your company's 'glass' and expand the potential of your business.

Provoking Great Ideas

August 31st, 2008

Don't wait for drastic times before taking drastic measures. Ed Bernacki will help you provoke great ideas before disaster strikes.

The Problem with Golden Rules and Management Clichés

June 30th, 2008

Ed Bernaki shares insights into how managers can get the best out of their people.

When Do You Make Time to Think?

March 31st, 2008

Creative thought is crucial to your business growth. In this article Ed Bernacki outlines a simple yet effective process for maximizing the power of thought.

He's in Front of the Net. He Shoots. He Scores!

May 31st, 2002

Lots of companies talk about innovation, yet few actually achieve it. Read more about how you can turn your dreams into actions.

Exactly what is 'Thinking Outside the Box'?

March 31st, 2002

Here's why you should think outside the box when building your organization.

Suggestion Boxes: From Scraps to Solutions

September 30th, 1999

Suggestion boxes aren't just for scrap paper anymore. Click here to find out how to bring the power of suggestion to your company.

Employees: A Resource or Expense?

June 30th, 1999

With good management your employees can be your company's best 'generators of revenue' and 'reducers of expenses'.

Do Your Decisions Help or Hinder Innovation?

August 31st, 0000

Why are many decisions in business so obviously weak and ineffective? Ed Bernacki knows why and has some helpful hints on how to decide what is the right thing.