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Guest Post on thoughtleadersllc.com

Discover the Secret to Effective Problem-Solving! Think you know the root of your problems? Think again! In my exclusive guest article on thoughtleadersllc.com, I reveal why what we think is the problem is often just a symptom. Learn how to redefine challenges and ask...
Innovation Can’t be “Managed”

Innovation Can’t be “Managed”

During my 47 years in the creativity, innovation, and organizational development business, I have only seen a few formal systems for “managing” innovation that have actually worked. Think about it, even if you are the leader in your organization, you have absolutely...

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Smokestacks equal soot. Soot is black.

Smokestacks equal soot. Soot is black.

DuPont makes a countertop product called Corian® — you may have some in your kitchen at home. It’s known for a stone-like finish and performance, but higher durability and longevity than natural countertop products. Corian is made by robotic machines in a big factory....

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Take Five Minutes: Solve the Real Problem

Take Five Minutes: Solve the Real Problem

Imagine this: An imminent disaster threatens the planet, and you only have one hour to save it. How would you spend your time? Einstein was asked that very question. “I would spend the first 55 minutes identifying the problem,” Einstein said, “and the last five...

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You get to see me cry

You get to see me cry

It was wonderful to host over 125 people at the Seneca One Tower in downtown Buffalo, NY on September 21 for the launch of my latest book, Solve the Real Problem. My talk was recorded. I got a little choked up when I thanked the art director Cassandra Ott and the...

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