Posts Tagged ‘Creativity’

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 […]

The 3C’s for A Great Leader

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

The mark of a great leader necessitates three critical skills. I call them the 3C’s. The 3C’s will make a marked difference in a leader’s personal lifestyle as well as the success of their business or organization. In so many ways the “old ways” don’t work anymore. Ever so slowly, and I do mean ever […]

Combining Right-Brain, Left-Brain Activities for Success

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Combining right brain activities with left brain activities is proving to be the most successful path to meaningful innovation by fostering critical thinking, creative problem solving and collaboration.

The Next Step

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Seasons Greetings May 2015 be a Nourishing Year Personally and Professionally “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” Martin Luther King, Jr. “Danny” Natinal Center of Afro-American Artist – Dancer Watercolor Monoprint by Blumsack ©2009 “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive […]

Left Brain Right Brain

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Do you have the 21st Century Skills in your company to stimulate and foster critical thinking, creative problem solving and collaboration for innovation? Or are your in-house skills still based on the long-past Industrial Age MBA skills of analytical, logical, sequential, linear thinking? Face it, even the Technological Age ended as we entered the 21st […]

Yes! You can teach old dogs new tricks! part 2

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Thanks to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) we now know that the brain can be rewired at any age. Through new experiences and new challenges new neurons will form. It is called neuroplasticity. Welcome to the innovative world of whole brain thinking, a world where both left and right hemispheres of the brain are working in […]

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 translate efficiency into effectiveness?

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

How do you get left brain people to use more of their right brain? How do you translate efficiency into effectiveness? Left-brain linear thinking drilled home throughout our formal educational process in the U.S. focuses on the most efficient way to problem solve. Decades of learning by “no you can’t and here’s the answer” sadly […]

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 […]