Bring the best YOU to your team

Bring the best YOU to your team

Who does the best job of being a giraffe? 🦒A giraffe, of course! 😆 A giraffe will fail at being the best lion in the pride. Similarly, be you… NO ONE can be YOU better than YOU. I’ve found this approach invaluable in my own business. I can’t compete...
Go broad to be a better innovator

Go broad to be a better innovator

What do you do for fun? If you want to be more creative and innovative, you want to be like a T. You need to develop deep expertise in what you do, in your job role (like an I), but also be exposed to things beyond it (like the top bar on the T; go broad). By finding...
Conflicting beliefs about creativity

Conflicting beliefs about creativity

Two contradictory beliefs about creativity have existed at different times throughout history: rationalism and Romanticism. Why does this matter if you want to innovate? Because the people you work with will likely have different underlying beliefs that get to the...