Five Ways to Spark Creativity in Your Team

Five Ways to Spark Creativity in Your Team

This article was originally published in May 2012. Tapping into creativity is a constant challenge. I hope this updated post helps jumpstart your team. In a business climate that can turn on a tweet, creativity is not just an asset, it’s essential. But I’m not...

How Much Is Good Design Worth?

My wife and I are in the process of building a new house. Well… we’re not actually building yet; we’re still in the design phase. We’re at the point where the builder asked us to pick out plumbing fixtures. For those of you who’ve never built a house, this probably...

5 Tactics to Drive Innovation

The best leaders know, progress is always preceded by change. Therefore, understanding the process and creating a culture where innovation can thrive is critical. For the last several weeks, I’ve been writing on the topic of innovation. First, I addressed strategic...
Where Do You Innovate?

Where Do You Innovate?

This is the next in my series on innovation. One of the questions we’ve had to wrestle with over the years is, where does innovation happen – physically? Is dedicated space a prerequisite to innovation? Yes and no. It really depends on what you’re innovating. Many...