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  • Proof that anyone can learn to innovate
    Bob Basadur
    My belief and experience revealed to me that not only was everyone born with the ability to innovate, but anyone can learn to do it better. Anyone who has gone through the rigor of earning a PhD understands the weeks, months, even years, it can take to decide on a
  • From innovator to teaching innovation
    Bob Basadur
    After 20 years of an amazing innovative career at P&G, although it was an extremely difficult decision, I was ready to expand my horizons. At the same time, The School of Business at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario was searching for an individual who would launch a brand-new program in
  • Bob Basadur
    Without fostering innovation, you risk losing out on new ideas and business opportunities. In today’s competitive business environment, it’s important to have a culture of innovation that encourages the growth and development of both your company and your staff. Without fostering innovation, you risk losing out on new ideas and
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion in business today
    Bob Basadur
    Countless studies have shown that a diverse workforce leads to greater levels of innovation and profitability. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are interconnected within the business world.  Countless studies have shown that a diverse workforce leads to greater levels of innovation and profitability.  Often they are used interchangeably as the evolution
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    Bob Basadur
    After completing high school, for once I didn’t know what to do next. I had always wanted to enroll in the local university, University of Toronto, but had not given thought to what course of study I should take. Engineering was suggested. I asked which engineering discipline would be the
  • Bob Basadur
    Origin of ‘how might we?’ In an interview (Full version below) with Gregg Fraley, Dr. Min Basadur discussed the origin of the phrase ‘how might we?’ and provided insight on structured creative problem solving. In 1971 Min had the opportunity and privilege to attend the Creative Problem Solving Institute, headed