Vadim Kotelnikov

Intellectual Teamwork

Synergize knowledge, diversities, ideas, skills

Vadim Kotelnikov, founder of 1000ventures - personal logo VadiK

Inventor Business e-Coach

Author Innoball

Founder Innompic Games icon



Synergize Individual and Team-based Thinking

As a team leader, you need to bring out everyone’s full potential and help the team  members to work well together.

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Vadim Kotelnikov

To build a team culture, set stretch goals and give interesting challenges that inspire intellectual teamwork and joint creative activities.

Vadim Kotelnikov, founder of 1000ventures - personal logo VadiK

Inventor Business e-Coach

Author Innoball

Founder Innompic Games icon






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)  – 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

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

Divide Time Between Divergent and Convergent Thinking

You must divide time between the left-brain and right-brain activity to achieve better creativity results. The left brain works more with logic and analysis, the right works more with emotions and imagination. Intuitive, emotional, and creative work is performed by our right brain... More




  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