Posts Tagged ‘Creativity’

The Left Brain Needs the Right Brain

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Wake up and Smell the Roses Here’s a tip on how to wake up and smell the roses for all the left brain dominated, innovative geniuses dedicated to improving the human condition. Kendall Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts is considered a hub of innovation — if not THE hub of innovation in the Boston area. A hub […]

How to Present the WHY in your Research Value?

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

How to successfully present your research value. To successfully present your research value for a win/win with regulators, scientific advisory boards, investors and potential investors you need to use more of your right brain. As scientists, researchers, and medical professionals you’re geared to be logical, sequential, analytical, etc. — left brain thinkers. Thinkers who focus on […]

What leaders can learn from Jazz.

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Wynton Marsalis grew up in a family of New Orleans jazz musicians and received his first trumpet as a sixth birthday present from bandleader Al Hirt. At 14 he debuted with the Louisiana Philharmonic; at 17 he moved to New York, where he attended Juilliard, joined Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, assembled his own band, and […]

Strengths to Match your Goals

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Are your leadership skills and strengths on par with your goals? One universal set of goals for leaders is to improve on one’s strengths. What would happen if leaders also focused on improving their weaknesses? Would there be an exponential improvement of their leadership skills and the value of their expertise? Some researchers believe working on weaknesses […]

Surviving and Succeeding in a Commoditized Marketplace

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Can you make a silk purse from a sow’s ear? In other words, can you coach/train people into presentation, communication, speaking champions?

Yes! You can teach an old dog new tricks!

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Thanks to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) we now know that the brain can be rewired at any age. Through new experiences and challenges, new neurons will form. It is called neuroplasticity. Yes, you can teach baby boomers, and older knowledge workers—even X and W generations—how to think out-of-the-box. You can teach them how to turn […]

So, how do you get left-brain people to use more of their right brain? How do you turn efficiency into effectiveness?

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Left-brain linear thinking drilled home throughout our formal educational process in the U.S. focuses on the most efficient way to solve problems. Decades of hearing “No, you can’t. Here’s the answer” sadly develops linear thought processes and that debilitating habit energy driving much of the thinking in corporate America today. Habit energy (mindlessness), is the rusty brain […]

Whole-Body Thinking Make Cents $$

Monday, September 7th, 2015

On one hand, the quest for innovation by companies, organizations and individuals remind me of the story behind the movie “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” We know the ark is out there somewhere, it not easy to find and the path to get there is increasingly dangerous. On the other hand, the path to innovation […]

Turn limited energy into creative energy

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Turn limited habit energy into expansive creative and innovative energy to develop and foster a creative and innovative culture in an organization. Getting the concept is one thing, and putting it into action is another.

Powerful, Innovative, Creative Business Models

Friday, August 21st, 2015

Innovate or fall behind One of the pressures every major business faces today is innovate or fall behind. So how does an organization face the challenge of growing creative capital? So how do they tap the creative potential of their employees? A business’s underrated and untapped creative asset is their human capital. Studies show that […]