“The role of a creative leader is not to have all the ideas; it’s to create a culture where everyone can have ideas and feel that they’re valued.” – Ken Robinson Running a company is not what it used to be. Gone are the days when employees had a manager or supervisor tells them what
Do You Know How Powerful You Are? It’s time for a creative writing exercise! You need to boost your creativity. Essentially, those of you who believe you are not creative this one’s for you. “Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination.” – Daniel Bell Boost your creative thoughts, ideas and opinions
“When you put on a costume, you may look like the real thing to others, but internally you know you are NOT actually that persona.” - Brigette A Cardenas, M.A., TAGT Leadership Conference 2016. As an executive you typically don’t discuss your insecurities with others and you are supposed to demonstrate your great leadership traits.
“Optimism is the foundation of courage” – Nicholas Murray Butler Where does the time go? We’re at the halfway mark in 2017. How has 2017 been for you and your business? Are you on track to where you should or need to be toward your year-end goals? Set priorities for the second half of the
Encouraging Smart Risks in the Workplace “Research suggests that psychological safety and the willingness to take risks are potent antecedents to creative insight.” – David Burkus Many business leaders prefer to work using the same traditional ways to get things done. This helps you avoid or reduce risks and you know what results you achieve.
“It's all about finding and hiring people smarter than you. Getting them to join your business. And giving them good work. Then getting out of their way. And trusting them. You have to get out of the way so YOU can focus on the bigger vision. That's important. And here's the main thing....you must make
Most people usually think of Conventional wisdom at its best. The problem most people have with this is that conventional wisdom goes so far today then it stops working for what you need. Unconventional wisdom is what many rely on as creativity and innovation are not traditional. “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask
Is Empathy An Unexpected Element Of Luxury Today? Your customers walk through your store looking for what they want to purchase. They find what they want but not the color they want. Your customer asks you about the item and asks you if you have it in blue and not the orange they show you.
Great workplaces are a utopia of productivity, collaboration, innovation, and success. The leaders of these workplaces inspire their employees and ignite their passion for greater breakthrough results. What makes the difference between a leader who tells employees what to do, how to do things without recognition and one who actually shows value of your employee?
“Creativity Takes Courage” -Henri Matisse There are no precise ingredients that constitute great leadership. Leaders bring different backgrounds and experiences that represent the ingredients of each person’s leadership. For many leaders, your confidence and courage can hold you back from being effective. Then there are those leaders who know when to be confident and have