Dr. Pavan is an Innovation Evangelist by profession and a teacher by passion. He is the founder of Inflexion Point, a strategy and innovation consulting. Apart from being an Adjunct Faculty at IIM Bangalore, Pavan has consulted with leading organizations on innovation and creativity, including 3M, Amazon, BCG, Deloitte, Flipkart, Honeywell, and Samsung, amongst others. Pavan was the only Indian to be shortlisted for the prestigious 'FT & McKinsey Bracken Bower Award for the Best Business Book of the Year 2016'. He has also been invited four times to speak at the TEDx. For his work on innovation, Pavan bagged the prestigious ‘On the Job Achiever’ Award at Lakshya in 2007 at NITIE Mumbai. Pavan works closely with CII, Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce, European Business Group, FICCI, Karnataka Knowledge Commission, NHRD, and World Trade Centre, towards shaping their innovation activities. Pavan is a mentor for NSRCEL at IIM Bangalore, Founder Institute, Institute of Product Leadership, Brainstars, Budli, HackerEarth, and UpGrad, and is on advisory board for VC firm- Utilis Capital. Pavan is also a columnist at YourStory, Entrepreneur India, Inc 42, and People Matters. He is a Gold Medalist from MBM Engineering College Jodhpur, and did his PGDIE from NITIE Mumbai. Pavan finished his Doctoral Studies from IIM Bangalore in the domain of innovation management. More on his work is available at www.PavanSoni.com.
In this edition, we look at how much are robots worth, how COVID-19 is blowing apart the innovation myth of Silicon Valley, impact of intense exercise on one's memory, why female artists are more creative than male, and creativity tips from world's funniest people.
Even Women Think Men are More Creative One of the most fiercely debated questions is that on gender differences in creativity, and a significant volume of research suggests that men are 'perceived' to be more creative than women. Creativity, in a general sense of work and profession, is mostly associated with 'agentic' traits, such as boldness, risk taking and independence, which by (genetic) design, women mostly demonstrate to a lesser extent. These biases have far reaching consequences on the way women are given responsibilities at the workplace and the overall motivation and mental well-being. Remember, men are just 'perceived' to be creative. (Source: HBR)
Welcome back to Inflexion Point, your monthly on relevant insights from the world of innovation, creativity and strategy.
Welcome back to Inflexion Point, the monthly from the domains of Innovation, Creativity, and Strategy.
Welcome back to Inflexion Point, the monthly on innovation, strategy and creativity.
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