Thursday, August 7, 2014

The search for innovative workspaces is just a waste of time. Here’s why.

Picture yourself being invited to visit the hottest start-up that mere mortals only dream of touring. Arriving at its corporate headquarters you open the main door to see a vintage looking freight elevator, older than dirt itself, yet at the same time oddly well kept. You pull open the doors, with surprising ease and hop inside, smoothly riding up to the fifth floor. When the elevator stops, the doors open to reveal one of the coolest spaces you’ve ever seen. Could this innovative space be the reason they achieve their unsurpassed level of creativity? The answer isn’t that simple... (read more at WashingtonPost.com)


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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The troubling flaws in how we select experts

Organizations are constantly scouring the earth for the talent or perfect expert that will provide the fresh edge and perspective needed to overcome the challenging obstacles that stand in their way to the top. In their pursuit of excellence however, you may be shocked to learn the criteria they use to define credibility and expertise may be severely flawed... (read more at WashingtonPost.com)

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Monday, May 19, 2014

What a small handgun teaches us about our fear of creativity

The firearm industry has grown significantly in the recent years. As gun sales and carry permits have soared many manufacturers have been scrambling to offer smaller, more compact handguns that can appeal to a thriving market. It may be a political hot button, but there’s no denying firearms manufacturing is big business and ripe for innovation...

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