Tag Archive: creativity

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

The Top 4 Qualities of Successful Leaders

You can’t lead when you know too much. Education establishes barriers to thinking. Everything that comes your way is instantly judged by what you know. In some cases the less you know the… Continue reading