Category Archives: Creativity

Change The Way People View Failure To Unlock Their Potential

Fear of failure is one of the biggest enemies of innovation; really of any type of progress or transformation. Leaders who aspire to have an organization that can transform itself and evolve have to create an environment, a culture, where it’s safe to fail.

Turn Shit Into Sugar: The People Every Leader Wants On Their Team

Who are you going to call when shit hits the fan? Most of the time it’s yourself. You run towards danger with the intent of getting things under control. But putting out fires isn’t a leaders real job, nor should he / she spend her time doing so all the time. You need people who can help and not be so reliant on you.

This is How You Destroy Creativity and Innovation in Your Organization

Want to kill creativity and innovation in your organization? Most organizations are creativity and innovation inept, and it’s mostly out of their own doing. Why and how? As organizations become successful, their approaches are reinforced and they become even more resistant to change.

How Van Moof Reduced Shipping Damages By Changing Its Packing Design

Many people fear that artificial intelligence will replace them and take their jobs. AI has limits that are yet to be overcome, I believe it will happen in phases for jobs that are very repetitive. One skill that artificial intelligence will have a hard time replicating is creative problem solving because creativity is a non-routine activity.

To Get Good Ideas You Have To Empty The Bad Ones First

Creativity it’s not for everyone, right? Wrong. Everyone is creative to some degree, it does comes natural to some people more than others. But even the people who are extremely creative have their roadblocks, and their methods to overcoming them; we can all learn from them.

The 10 Questions Every Game-Changer Must Answer

If you’re an entrepreneur, a leader, an innovator, you want your thinking to be challenged. One way to do that is to seek out great questions, because great questions are the path to new perspectives and better answers. Bill Taylor, co-founder of Fast Company, wrote a book I believe every entrepreneur should read: Practically Radical.

6 Perspective Shifting Methods Guaranteed To Improve Decisions And Solve Problems

Every day we’re presented with challenges, big, small, it’s all part of the day. As we go through our day we rarely stop and think about how to best approach them. Why? Because we’re on autopilot, and follow the same approach we always have.