Secret Recipe for the Good Life: Begin with a GREAT morning!

This is how to begin your day to ensure a GREAT morning. Life is Good! You will need my secret recipe with the following ingredients:  holiday socks, warm whimsical PJs, hot aromatic coffee, pillows, and a good book. Your tactile senses will be activated in a very pleasing manner. Gather all ingredients, wiggle your toes, arrange […]

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Lessons for MBAs from Little People about Collaboration and Creativity

There are some significant lessons we can learn from little people about the nature of collaboration by teams as shown in this TED video by Tom Wujec. If you are a bit cocky because you have an MBA, then it is time for you to reach for a Kleenex especially if you are competitive. Imagine […]

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Huge ROI When Your Organization Invests in Creative Thinking

ROI Assured by Developing Creative Competence If you are looking for some good news today, you will find it when you invest in developing creative thinking for your company. Currently your focus is on cost cutting and survival. Corporations need creativity to succeed especially during an economic downturn. Bringing creative thinking to your organization provides […]

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Developing Creative Competency

Creativity Expert, Alan Black, Ph.D. posed some provocative questions to me, “What are you doing to increase your creative skills, traits, and abilities?  What are the tools you use (mental, physical, emotional, social) to increase your creative thinking?  How do you increase your creative skills?” After some reflection I developed these responses and realized that this […]

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Trend Watch: The Feminization of Leadership Creates Higher ROI.

How do you retain your most valuable employees?  How do you recruit top talent?  How do you increase (ROI) return on investment when there is a talent shortage?   What impact is gender diversity having on the bottom line? I just finished reading, Womenomics, Write You Own Rules for Success by Claire Shipman and Katty Kay.  […]

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Millennials select creativity, globalization, and sustainability as future trends for CEO leadership.

Photo by Quang Minh (YILKA) used under a creative commons license. Thank you Quang. How do millennials view leadership? Do they agree with the results of IBM’s CEO study that creativity should be the primary leadership attribute? How do they differ in their views? When you consider that in a few short years Generation Y […]

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Designing an Innovative Community Exclusively for OD Using Creativity and Imagination!

Imagine a world where organization development practitioners can access a global platform and find the tools they need to be effective and to maximize an organization’s performance. Imagine a place where you could develop your own creativity and leverage this new found knowledge with clients in your OD consulting practice. Imagine an innovative virtual community […]

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