How Purpose Drives Innovation: Finding Our Way to Things of Higher Value

Among the most diabolical torture techniques ever conceived is one in which a victim is repeatedly forced to carry rocks up a hill, only to roll them back down. It’s been applied in different forms and at different times throughout the millennia, and always with the sole intention of destroying morale. There’s something unspeakably painful … More How Purpose Drives Innovation: Finding Our Way to Things of Higher Value

Putting Quality Before Quantity: Prioritizing What’s Most Important

I’ll spare you the time it’ll take you to read all the details of the 75 year-long longitudinal study by Harvard researchers on what it takes to make a happy life. Hint: it isn’t money, it isn’t IQ, it isn’t good looks — it all comes down to making and maintaining what those researchers call … More Putting Quality Before Quantity: Prioritizing What’s Most Important

2018: A Time Of Fearsome Change (How To Reclaim Your Creativity In The Storm Of Disruption)

How ‘bout we start the year off with some onomatopoeias? Kaboom. Vroom. Crash. Pow. Blam. Squish! Is there a better way to describe what the advancing army of Amazon must sound like to today’s retailers? How else to portray the clamor of marauding hordes of small, fleet, web-based companies as they move to obliterate stalwart … More 2018: A Time Of Fearsome Change (How To Reclaim Your Creativity In The Storm Of Disruption)

The Idea-Revealers: Where Business And Art Intersect

The relationship between business and art may seem a bit hazy, but there are some stark similarities. Foremost is the shared challenge of taking a nascent idea and bringing it to life. Ideas, whether artistic or entrepreneurial, are by nature, locked away in the human mind. It’s only through experimentation, creativity, and collaboration that they are able … More The Idea-Revealers: Where Business And Art Intersect