Do you have what it takes to be creative?

I don’t generally consider myself creative. I used to think I was but then I’d watch a show on various inventions, or watch a profile about an artist and I’d rethink my creative nature. Generally my conception of creativity was that it came from a flash of brilliance or a moment of inspiration. But an …

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A key to creativity

I came across this tidbit in an article called Five Habits of Creative People written by Art Markman in Fast Company. The whole article is a great one but I felt this one comment was very powerful. I thought it was a great way to start the week. A key to creativity is to pursue …

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Future Friday: Your future workforce needs to be taught correctly

When you think of your future workforce you need to think beyond just next year. In yesterday’s post featuring The Herman Trend Report it was revealed that educational trends are showing the decline of the numbers of boys going to college. Obviously this will have a future effect on having educated male employees. Or will …

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Why it is good to tell someone to “Go Take a Hike”

  You probably think this post is about terminations. Well hate to tell you but it is about creativity and why it is a good thing to tell someone to “go take a hike.” RATs Do you know what at RAT is? This acronym stands for remote associates test. Let me give you an example. …

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The Value of Games in Work and Life

  Occasionally it is important to take a look at things from a perspective other than the one you have on a daily basis. That is why I am writing about the value of games in work and life. This is based upon a TED talk that was given by game designer Jane McGonigal entitled …

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Leadership Reading to Start the Week

Jason Seiden hosted the Leadership Carnival that was posted August 6th. I had the good fortune to be selected to have a post published. But there are also some excellent pieces on leadership and management dealing with: Performance evaluations Innovation Lack of respect Non-communication How to talk to a CEO Creative genius and much more. …

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Human Resources, Creativity and Innovation.

About a month ago I attended the un-conference of HRevolution, which is a gathering of some of the most creative people in human resources. I am not quite sure why they let me attend, but I was happy I did. This group of people is trying to work on ways of “re-inventing” the field of …

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