Failure is the one fear that always puts the brakes on creativity, innovation, risk taking, growth, and productivity, yet most of us have been programmed from our earliest years to be afraid of failure. The person who
A QUANTUM LEAP WILL TAKE PLACE ONLY WHEN YOU SEE THINGS AS THEY REALLY ARE, NOT AS YOU WISH THEM TO BE. I used to be determined to overcome the barriers waiting to trip me up. People were constantly ignoring or disappointing me. I was often angry and disheartened. I fell into every trap that [...]
This blog is the first in a series on what I believe to be a basically ignored, underappreciated and undervalued component of creativity, innovation and success – “applied imagination.”
I am fairly certain that you have heard the expressions –
Text messaging cell phones and computers means more demands for instant responses in communication. The Web raises the bar for marketing excellence and puts constant pressure on business to grab the customer before the competition. The flattening of the world pushes industry to operate 24/7.
In today’s hyper-connected world it is easy to get lost in the forest of overwhelming flow of emails, social networking or just trying to complete your daily ‘to do’ list of mandatory maintenance. But goals that only keep us afloat do not help us grow. So it’s time to get back to the basics
I would like people to understand that we always create mental movies in our head. If you look at what you’re doing for dinner tonight or what your plans are for tomorrow or what you would like to do in the future or a goal, you’re creating a script. That script, the mental movie, is the way the primitive brain works on the elephant level.
Back to the beginning of this conversation, I think there is something else that oftentimes, especially in business, the expression -If it is not broke, do not fix it. But what you are saying to me is, if is not broke, you may want to go back and take a look at it because there may be some improvements that you can make to it.