Commiting your resources, integrity and enthusiasm on behalf of others creates more value.
Great outcome comes from mindsets, not models.
Scaling up is the big thing in public innovation. But public policy is a lot more complicated than selling iPhones.
Why make products, when you can build insights?
Why we scrapped our iconic ideation pod in MindLab.
Why labs should give up on their Holy Grail: impact measurement.
Solving policy issues often comes down to redefining the problem.
"Two years ago we refurbished MindLab on the principle that innovation should be able to occur across the entire public sector, in every meeting room, at every desk. Actually, we prefer to work in the offices of our ministerial colleagues, solely to support the idea that innovation is tied not to space, but to mindset."
Thomas Prehn - director of MindLab