Anything--even doing laundry--will help you dream up new ideas better than sitting in a meeting, says Debra Kaye, author of "Red Thread Thinking." A case study of the history of the single-use detergent pod.
Every social feed flows with evidence of just how clever the world has become, leaving you paralyzed with indecision. In reality, you know you have not actually tried everything--yet you feel it deep in your soul. Here's how to fix that feeling and move forward with another breakthrough.
Have you ever briefed your group on a topic and given the greenlight for freeform discussion, only to be met by blank stares and middle-of-the-road ideas? Second City Communications is here to help, with these six tips to quell people's qualms about sharing ideas.
A self-avowed introvert herself, Susan Cain is the author of the recently published book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking. Cain says this quality is vastly misunderstood and undervalued. Bill Gates, Craig Newmark, and Mark Zuckerberg would agree: They’re introverts, too.
With economic challenges racing towards you like a bullet train, how do you react? Do you stand still like the deer, frozen with fear and anxiety? Or do you leap into action to avoid the menacing threat?