Goofy to Great

Last week I gave a presentation to a group about Everyday Innovation.  I think it's a good idea to make innovation part of everyone's job. The corollary is that ideas get a hearing.  Not every idea will be God's  special snowflake but they at least deserve attention and a response. And sometimes the wackiest ideas [...]

The Progress Principle and Creativity

I've been a BIG fan of Teresa Amabile for years.  Dr. Amabile is currently the Director of Research at Harvard University and has written extensively about creativity--what helps it and what hinders it. She's just published a jewel of a book called The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement and Creativity at [...]