Paul is a professional keynote conference speaker and expert facilitator on innovation and lateral thinking. He helps companies improve idea generation and creative leadership. His workshops transform innovation leadership skills and generate great ideas for business issues. His recent clients include Airbus, Microsoft, Unilever, Nike, Novartis and Swarovski. He has published 30 books on lateral thinking puzzles, innovation, leadership and problem solving (with over 2 million copies sold). He also acts as link presenter at conferences and facilitator at high level meetings such as a corporate advisory board. He has acted as host or MC at Awards Dinners. Previously, he was CEO of Monactive, VP International of MathSoft and UK MD of Ashton-Tate. He recently launched a series of podcast interviews entitled Insights from Successful People.
Finding novel solutions to problems and challenges often requires a wellspring of creativity and inspiration.
You should not be afraid to ask an absurd question because it can spark creativity, challenge assumptions, and lead to unexpected insights.
Almon Brown Strowger's story underscores how technology can profoundly impact the workforce.
Winston Churchill is the greatest Briton of all time, ahead of Darwin, Shakespeare, Diana, Elizabeth I, Newton, and Nightingale.