Posts tagged creative problem solving
Are you useful?

Scott Adams, most well known for his acclaimed comic strip, Dilbert, was asked what he would put on a billboard if he could put any message on any billboard anywhere in the world. His answer? "Be useful." What is it about these two words that incites action and gets our blood pumping?

Are you useful?

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Group Flow: 5 triggers to help your team work together

Brainstorming is a word creative people like to toss around, but do we actually know how to be effective in our brainstorming sessions? I want to introduce a concept from Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler's book, BOLD in which they explore the idea of "creative flow." It's this mystical state of being where ideas fuse seamlessly, your focus is locked and you're producing your best work with an alarming speed and creative vision. Except that it's not mystical. It's completely real. In a previous post I looked at six triggers, both environmental and psychological, that will throw you into a state of flow.

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