“Mark Twain famously said ‘what gets us into trouble is not what we don’t know – it’s what we think we know for sure’. It means you’re not prepared to listen to different points of view. Great innovators are always questions and challenging theories”.
About the speaker
Paul studied Engineering at Cambridge University. He worked for IBM in manufacturing, sales and marketing. He was Marketing Director and then Managing Director at database company Ashton- Tate. He went on to be VP International and CEO of software companies. He now helps organisations improve innovation. He is the author of over 20 books on lateral thinking, leadership and innovation.