Tag Archives: creativity

What Robin Williams and Joan Rivers Would Say in the Workplace

We need more humor at work. As I’ve read and listened recently to many hilarious jokes from the late great comedians Robin …

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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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