Thanks to my bright friend Darcy Blessing, I had the opportunity this past weekend to sit around the table with some other really bright people that I’d never met before. No agenda. No task list. No ulterior motives. Nobody was trying to “get business” from anyone else at the table. Just a collection of people […]
The lie people tell themselves about creativity is that they aren’t creative because “they could never think of all those ideas.” It takes the pressure off because they’ve bought into the excuse most people use (and believe). The reality is that NO ONE thinks of those ideas. At least not all at once. And sometimes […]
Bad corporate training consists of a lot of Whats and Hows and not nearly enough Whys. Good corporate training provides the Whys behind the Whats and Hows being taught. Not simply teaching “this is the way our company does this task” but also adding insight by sharing the Whys — the reasons behind the way you do things. […]
The one-word action plan for being more creative: “THINK.” The two-word action plan for being more creative: “Think MORE.” The three-word action plan for being more creative: “Think More DEEPLY.” . .
A lightbulb moment is when information that has been floating around in your head finally combines and takes on a distinctive shape. It solidifies into a concept so solid that you’d swear you could take hold of it in your heads and pull it from your mind into the physical world. It’s the proverbial “A-HA! moment” You may […]