Category Innovation

What was the one experience that completely changed your life?

I recently had someone ask me the question above and I really struggled (and did not) find the “one experience” that completely changed my life.  I think all experiences no matter how small or large shape your life.  I do suppose that how you react to the “experience” could direct your life in one direction […]

What’s in Your Mission Statement?

I am sure every one of us has had to at least participate in the creation of an effective mission statement. It is interesting when you look back on a history of great and not so great mission statements.  Some will actually do more damage that good to an organization’s goals if the way they […]

Fostering Creativity and Innovation

The summer 2013 issue of Build contains quite a few  interesting articles and one specifically made me think about organizational innovation.  The article is under “motivation” but is really about the correlation between performance and happiness. The article also introduced me to the Harvard researcher and author of The Happiness Advantage and the follow presentation: http://www.thehappymd.com/blog/bid/295036/The-Happy-Advantage-Shawn-Achor-Video-amazing The […]