Posts Tagged ‘collaboration’

Leadership Role Model

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

The old ways don’t work anymore. Slowly, ever so slowly, business leaders are finally waking up to the fact that top down autocratic leadership doesn’t work anymore. So what’s taking its place? True confessions by executives who stopped drinking the business school Kool-Aid, an increasing wave of research studies, and business school academic pontifications are […]

Mindfulness in Business

Friday, September 18th, 2015

To be a successful communicator you must be able to both speak and listen mindfully. Top-down communication in the business world is slowly giving way to the concept of dialogue as opposed to monologue, mindfulness in business.

Human and Machine Face-to-Face Communication

Friday, June 26th, 2015

With hundreds of millions or even billions of active users of Facebook, twitter, Pinterest, tumbler, LinkedIn, tumbler, Instagram the academic researchers at the Harvard business Review were a bit behind the times and redundant and attempting to teach people how to interact with machines.?

How to be understood.

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

In order to be understood you need to be able to deliver informative, effective, and emotionally engaging presentations. One’s ability to turn potential into a tangible success has little to do with facts and information. One’s ability to move others comes from knowing how to build trust and respect through making an emotional connection when […]

What is the Creativity Level within your organization?

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Innovation is high on the agenda of every company today. And once creativity training is just as high on the agenda, Innovation will follow. Innovation lies at the very heart of growth strategy. Optimizing creativity in the workplace to ensure productive and profitable innovation is, therefore, the challenge. It never ceases to amaze me to […]

How do you know that God looks like?

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

“It is the tension between creativity and skepticism that has produced the stunning and unexpected findings of science.” – Carl Sagan A young child was busy in class feverishly drawing away. The teacher approached and asked the girl what she was so busy drawing. The child responded, “I am drawing a picture of God.” The […]

Creative leadership training for portfolio company executives is the way to accelerate growth.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

The benefits to PE and VC firms of bringing together and providing a hands-on, experiential and interactive programs for company executives are twofold. One is to provide innovative, creative leadership training for these executives. The other is for the executives, who, when they personally experience and realize the value of creative leadership training, to voluntarily […]

What is the creativity level of your company?

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

What is the creativity level of your company? Funders and company executives are challenged when asked to rate the creativity level in their companies on a scale of 1-10. Tough for many to do when their sole focus has been counting beans instead of developing creative capital. Our country –from the age of 3 years […]

Limiting habit energy is changed into creative, innovative energy.

Monday, April 18th, 2011

Every day 95% of a company’s intellectual property walks out the door. And the executives trained to know how to leverage their internal assets and turn human capital into creative capital will quickly turn habit energy into increased market share, revenue and profits. Their employees will look forward to returning the next day. These are […]