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What impedes employees from being innovative in the workplace?

Much like the LinkedIn discussion that triggered it, last week’s post hit a nerve: can employees learn to be innovative? A few people suggested we reframe the question to: Can most employers learn how to stop blocking their employee’s innovative spirit? How might employers let employees bring their passion to work? There are many ways [...]

Getting the small things right is a first step towards innovation

Nobody likes to be rejected. But, there are times when you know you’ve provided value by facilitating clarity. This happened to me recently… Last week I had a meeting with a very public mexican CEO, where we talked about innovation and its various forms. He clearly wants to innovate in various areas, but was honest [...]

Disconnect to reconnect: Important creative habit

Although I believe my ability to retain information is pretty good, in recent weeks I’ve felt like it’s been challenged. So, I decided to disconnect from the one source that provides me with most of my information on a daily basis: Twitter. Information is coming at us from every angle and our cognitive abilities are [...]