Tag Archive: creativity

Constraints, Creativity, and the No. 2 Highest Paid Dead Celebrity

The highest paid dead celebrity of 2020 was Michael Jackson. No. 2 on the list is the children’s author, Dr. Seuss. He died in 1990. According to the Associated Press, Seuss earned $33,000,000.00… Continue reading

4 Ways to Stop Resisting Breakthrough

You might be working so hard for a breakthrough that you push it away. I’m convinced that some breakthroughs are missed because we have the wrong expectations. A breakthrough doesn’t arrive on schedule.… Continue reading

A Five-Minute Creativity Workout that Helps you Change the Future

Unimaginative leaders repeat the past. Creative leaders change the future. Creative leaders are better problem solvers. “The only sustainable competitive advantage – for individuals and companies – is creativity,” Josh Linkner “With creativity,… Continue reading

How Solutions Make Leaders Stupid

I was surprised to hear the co-founder of Netflix say, “Fall in love with the problem.” (Marc Randolph) I’ve been teaching leaders to fall in love with solution-finding. So, I did some investigating.… Continue reading

Variety Makes Consistency Possible

I hate the monotony of doing the same thing. Strawberries are tasty. But strawberries every meal are intolerable. When strawberries look green, we buy pineapple. When pineapples aren’t ripe, we buy blueberries. Bananas… Continue reading

How to Reinvent Your Relationship with Problems and Opportunities

Problems call for response. Stress narrows your focus and makes you stupid. Disappointment invites introspection, blame, or both. Threats call you to fight, fly, or freeze. The way you define something determines your… Continue reading