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Innovation — From Buzz Word to Slow Seller?

In my presentations I often ask the audience whether they need innovation in their jobs. The overwhelming majority says they do. This is not surprising, right? Innovation is a buzz word. This monthly Nadya Zhexembayeva published an article, “Stop Calling … Continue reading

Creativity in Times of Crisis

A crisis is a call for humanity as well as creativity. When what we have learned to know as normal is suspended we need to use our creativity to develop new concepts and behaviors. In these unprecedented times we have … Continue reading

How to Improve Communication Skills Through Painting

Practicing Visual Thinking

“After my team discussed my painting, I was quite touched by how clearly folks saw my personality and strengths without me saying anything. I learned more about how my coworkers value me and how I fit into the team.” — … Continue reading

How Does Traveling Boost Creativity?

7 Ways to Boost Your Creativity. 9 Things You Can Do to Become More Creative. Have you seen lists like these? Then you know that traveling is typically one of the  suggestions people have for increasing creativity. Yet, the average … Continue reading

Navigating the Difficulty of Blending Cultures

Culture is defined by the norms, values, and behaviors that determine how disparate people working together do things. It is shaped by all the past experiences we bring to the community. That is why there can never be a ground … Continue reading

Awakening the Inner Artist

guest post by Carolyn Scarborough

I’m sitting in a coffee shop with my sketchbook, drawing the mugs hanging above the counter. I take out my water pen and rub it over the graphite pencil sketch to make it look more artsy. That feels pleasurable, and … Continue reading

Is Creativity a Hard or Soft Skill?

“Your weapons. You will not need them.” – Yoda, Star Wars According to Linkedin, creativity is the most important skill in the world. Creativity is not merely a gift; it is a skill that can be learned and taught. But … Continue reading