Act First, Become Later

One of the most interesting things about humans is how hypocritical we are. We study after study and get results after the result, but we still do not implement the study’s findings. For some reason, we have amazing curiosity when it comes to developing insights and ideas, but we chicken out when it comes time…

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I’m New Here.

Three simple words. These three simple words are incredibly powerful. The tone in which you say them means a lot as well. When we take on consulting engagements, there is usually a substantial initial press to data dump a ton of information into our consultant’s heads so that we can quickly get up to speed…

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Ways We Innovate: Lobby Watch

Here is an interesting exercise in judging your companies employee engagement. It requires a few days of effort and keen observation. First, block out your calendar for weekday mornings and afternoons, preferably a half hour before your typical workday starts, and until a half-hour after your workday ends. Sure, this might mean long days throughout…

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Denying Your True Human Nature? Here’s What Happens When You Do

What are humans really like? I think we all, deep down, know the answer to that question. Yet, we still hold out hope that humans can change their nature. We feel that since we seem to be intelligent and capable of change — that we have these big brains which allow us to think and feel — and to supposedly…

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How To Incentivize Disruptive Innovation

In the book, Loonshots, the author describes the origin of some of the most spectacularly successful institutions of our time as being generated by specific kinds of individuals in particular types of environments. In other words, the magic formula is people + environment = disruptive innovation. An environment that creates amazingly disruptive products is one…

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How To Incentivize Disruptive Innovation

In the book, Loonshots, the author describes the origin of some of the most spectacularly successful institutions of our time as being generated by specific kinds of individuals in particular types of environments. In other words, the magic formula is people + environment = disruptive innovation. An environment that creates amazingly disruptive products is one…

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How To Ignite Passion In Your Employees

Employee engagement is at crisis levels in some companies – sure, maybe your people show up physically (or perhaps not, depending on your telecommute policies) but do they show up mentally? Are they willing to give their maximum effort to your company for what you are paying them, or are they just going through the motions and phoning in their job, waiting to jump to the next company that they may be more interested in (don’t worry, there are only a few of those, so chances are low). read more

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