Have you ever been to a business conference/training that left you going huh? What in the world just happened? Day 1 of the “Today’s Manager’s, Tomorrow’s Leaders” (TMTL) program did just that. What made it that way? A very cool lesson in improv comedy. This evening we were introduced to Rob and Gary from an [...]
I recently discovered the Litemind website (http://litemind.com). The site is ran by Luciano Passuello and his goal is to help his readers “explore ways to use their minds efficiently.” I decided to subscribe to Luciano’s blog and newsletter and so far I have been extremely impressed.
In his most recent email, Luciano threw out a great challenge – take on your next issue by creating a “list of 100.” I was intrigued and since I had a new challenge on my plate, I decided to give it a try.
I have been looking into the pros and cons of brainstorming. I work with a great group of guys at work that have been teamed up to spur innovation throughout the company. I also work with another team that uses brainstorming on a fairly regular basis, both to solve real problems and as a training [...]
Is it possible to take something as ordinary as a blender and actually make it extraordinary? One company has come up with a hilarious way to accomplish just that.
Blendtec is the maker of high-end, industrial strength blenders. But how have they stood out from the competition?
Don’t miss out on your opportunity to win a copy of Tony Hsieh’s new book, “Delivering Happiness.” In business, one of our biggest hurdles seems to be taking our ideas and turning them into a reality. The challenges are numerous – no time, no energy, no planning, too few resources, an inability to sell your [...]
“This is how things have always been done.” You should fight against these eight words with every ounce of your heart and soul. They are words of mediocrity. They are the words of people and organizations that will not survive in the future. We often speak of being innovative and creative so we can compete [...]