What a difference a month can make! A month ago, I resigned from a contract as a project manager tracking about 50 projects. It was rote, shallow, and lacked the depth I longed for. A month ago, I worked from home, from my apartment in Braga, and sat on my duff for about 8-9 hours… Read More
As I think about coaching new teams that must come together to build amazing products, I’ve been trolling TED.com for more ideas to use in coaching these teams. Trust must be present for new teams to pose ideas without fear, to doubt their assumptions and mental models, and to collaborate with honest ‘creative abrasion’ (that’s… Read More
I recently learned that this coming Sunday is World Creativity & Innovation Day. Fabulous! The purpose for World Creativity and Innovation Day was, and still is, to remind and encourage people to use their creativity to make the world a better place and to make their place in the world better, too. Even better, THIS… Read More
Recently, someone dismissed my recent creativity/innovation workshop as invalid, that I clearly did not understand what creativity was, and the workshop was a bad method of sparking creativity. I was speechless. I offered that perhaps this type of creativity was just different than whatever was needed in her world, for example, in the world of… Read More
Sometimes an out-of-body experience (OBE) can be a good thing. Today’s Innovation Inspiration Moment is your chance for an OBE . Today, I challenge you to become a superhero. Imagine yourself as a famous (or not so famous) superhero. What characteristics and superpowers would be most fun, most useful, in your personal or professional life.… Read More
See the latest Innovation Inspiration Moment filmed in Guimaraes, Portugal, along the Camino Way. What will your learn on your own journey today?
The power of innovative thinking, followed by action, created a powerful and lasting change in the world. What innovative action can you take today?