Turn your head

How often does this happen to you, you’re strolling/driving/scooting along a street you’ve been down a hundred times, you turn your head, and you see something you never realized was there. Right there, in that spot, that you’ve passed a million times. Did it just pop up? Did they build it overnight, and the air […]

Personal Development Plans… or, why you don’t want to be Icarus

It doesn’t matter which side of the table you are sitting on, working through development planning as an employee or with your employees can be painful. The conversation sometimes goes like this: “I don’t know, I’ve been here so long, what is there really left to learn?” or “There is so much uncertainty right now, […]

Quit wasting time… or why binge watching Glee helped me break-up with Netflix

Binge watching Glee over the December holidays helped me break-up with Netflix. Ok, like not really break-up, more like take a break – like Ross and Rachel. Here’s the thing, I’m going to get really personal about my TV watching habits, and you are likely to judge me by the shows I watch and the […]

4 Steps to Approach Innovation and Creative Problem Solving

So you have a problem, now what? There is so much out there on innovation, design thinking, and creative problem solving, it’s hard to know where to start. In previous posts we’ve reviewed that you are creative, and where ideas come from. But how do you go from problem, to ideas, to actual solution? We’ve […]