Interview: Dale Clareburt, CEO of Weirdly

I have to admit, I have a bit of a girl-crush on the person featured in today’s Leader’s Digest interview. Dale Clareburt, founder and CEO of high-growth kiwi tech company Weirdly has attitude and spunk and makes the Energiser Bunny look like a lazy sod. I first noticed Dale’s X factor when I placed her…

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4 Ways To Encourage Fun And Innovation At Work

You might think having a laugh has no place in the serious world of business. But, if innovation is on your strategic agenda (and it SO should be, by the way), you might want to rethink your perspective. We tend to take ourselves WAAAY too seriously. And, research on the link between fun workplace cultures…

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Four Killers of Creativity (and how to avoid them)

When I was little, my father (whose Ph.D was on the topic of creativity in science) would do a creativity experiment on my siblings and me.  The game was a sort of ‘spot the different images in the clouds’ but for academics! He would get out the family slide projector and put up slides deliberately…

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