Vadim Kotelnikov    

Intellectual Teamwork

Synergizing Expertise, Skills, Diversities, Ideas, and Efforts


Business e-Coach     



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Intellectual Team Exercises

Brainstorming sessions
help find creative solutions  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book to problems.  >>>

Story Telling by a Group  Innompic Games icon
this creativity exercise is a good ice breaker with a team; it can also be used as an Innoball mini-game Case Studies to prepare a project for success.

Simulation Games
such as Innoball (Innovation Brainball) Slide Show  – boost intellectual teamwork and team creativity; they help teams practice inventive thinking and advanced ideation and idea evaluation techniques; they teach how to outsmart diverse enemies of innovation and change; they are fun too.  >>>

– help quickly invent new applications, teach creativity, socialize, and have fun.  >>  Example


Synergize Individual and Team-based Thinking

You need to bring out everyone’s full potential and help the team Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book members to work well together.

9 Roles of a Team Leader

Teach team members advanced ideation techniques.

Help them also fully appreciate how interconnected they are, and the value of learning from each other, intellectual cross-pollination, integrating and synergizing of diverse ideas, and constructive feedback.

When faced with a challenging problem, consider dividing the intellectual teamwork into two phases – ‘Garden’ and ‘Kitchen’ – to benefits from both individual Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book and team creativity >>>

Creativity in Groups

Interplay among individuals is essential to the innovation process. While individual creativity Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book is important, and even crucial to business, the creativity of groups is often even more important in today's era of systemic innovation Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book... More

Leverage Diversity

See diversity as an asset, not a threat. In a diverse team, innovative solutions arise from the presence of multiple perspectives >>>

This is especially true for cross-functional teams where individuals from different backgrounds draw upon their pools of tacit, as well as explicit knowledge, to contribute.  >>>

Loose-Tight Leadership




  The Jazz of Innovation: 11 Guiding Principles Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book



Akio Morita advice quotes Sony

One of the reasons we went through such a remarkable growth period was that we had this atmosphere of free discussion.  >>>

Akio Morita


Jack Welch advice business quotes

The idea flow from the human spirit is absolutely unlimited.
All you have to do is tap into that well.

Jack Welch