Tag Archives: creativity

Don’t Get to Work: Banishing the Cult of Busy

My mother told me that “hate” is a strong word and that I should use it sparingly. And so with all intended …

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Leading is Learning

Leadership is many things. Most of all, leading is learning. When we learn, we consider new positions, possibilities and practices. When we …

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Innovation Lessons from LEGO … The LEGO Movie, That Is!

I am a sucker for a good kid’s movie, and especially one that appeals to adults as well with subliminal messages and jokes about life …

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3 Ways to Keep Up the Creative Mojo

I love to start a project – the big ideas and the energy of all of the possibilities. It excites my creative …

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How to Build Creativity and Innovation Muscles

Do you encourage creativity in yourself, your team and your organization? Or do you tend to squash it? If you want to …

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Ad Fail – WTF

I am the 1%. That is, I don’t like Super Bowl commercials. And while the rest of the Twitterverse is playing Monday morning …

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Take this Quick Quiz

Take this quick quiz. Which of these things have you experienced in life? A new job A job promotion A new place to live (a …

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9 Ah-Ha Moments of Chicago Ideas Week

Ideas are great. But they are just concepts floating in someone’s head or words on a page unless they are transformed into …

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