• What Companies Can Learn from Artists to Improve Innovation

    Creativity is the driving force of innovation. Without creativity, innovation might be just luck. And since creativity plays such a major role in the process of innovation, we might as well learn from the professionals whose life is creative by definition.

  • Creativity and Coming to the Edge

    Why are we so naturally attracted to the idea of creativity, but so often fail to think and act creatively? 'Come to the edge' and find out.

  • 4 Things You Need To Build An Innovative Culture

    Before you embark on your next reorganization designed to “break down silos” you might want to think about how informal relationships develop within your enterprise. The truth is that innovation is never about nodes. It’s always about networks.

  • Mind the Creativity Gap

    For more than a decade, leaders across industries and across the globe have identified creativity as the most important skill and strategic imperative in a world where constant change is the new normal. But their actions don't follow their words. There are 7 key reasons that needs to change.

  • 3 Strategies for Becoming a Confident Curious Connector (aka Networker)

    From my clients and my own experiences, I have gathered these tips to share with you to shed your shell and become a proficient connector (aka networker).

  • How Brands Can Become Great Storytellers

    Great storytelling is infinitely more than simply producing content. It is, in fact, no less than helping customers connect with the soul of your enterprise.

  • Mastering the Art of Pre-suasion with Robert Cialdini

    "If I find myself being drawn toward a particular message, I ask myself what did that communicator do before I received the message?"- Robert Cialdini

  • LinkedIn + Positive Psychology: Applying Science To The Way We Work

    A lot of employers like to say that they are focused on employee well-being, but what does this actually look like in practice? LinkedIn, one of the most innovative companies and in-demand employers in the world, has integrated positive psychology into their culture, demonstrating their true focus on their talent.

  • Stories Are Important, We Should Get Them Right

    The appeal of parables is that they reveal a simple truth without having to explain facts and that is also why they are so dangerous. The world is not such a simple place, which is why parables so often lead us astray. As Alfred North Whitehead put it, seek simplicity, but distrust it.

  • Unraveling Human Excellence

    What drives success? In this article, Dr. Brian Davidson unravels a new theory to explain human excellence.