Tag Archives: creativity

Authenticity and Trust: Wisdom From Jack Welch

November 2, 2014


Respect is earned honesty is appreciated quote on a blue sky

Business can be a brutal, cold-hearted world where leaders regularly have to make tough decisions that may go against promises or intentions. It’s not a pleasant situation to be in, but it happens. When it does, leaders risk eroding the trust of their teams, which is why it is critically important to continuously build and […]

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Pantry Creativity: Innovate With What You Have

November 25, 2013

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Dinner plate of steak, mushrooms, potatoes, zucchini slaw

You come home from a busy day at work with no plan for dinner. You then rummage through your pantry, fridge, freezer and garden, piecing together ingredients for a meal. With a little bit of creativity, the end result winds up being a delicious and memorable meal because the ingredients were combined differently than what […]

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Creatives And Project Managers

November 23, 2013


Calendar of Work Hard, Training, Beer

Yesterday, two Art Directors and I had a brief discussion about how to plan for regular training for our art teams. Do we enter it as a task in our production management software? Or do we ensure we have enough slack in our schedule and let the artists self-organize for the training time? One Art […]

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November 10, 2013


Two men photographing a squirrel at Yosemite

Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people. – Leo Burnett I am participating in National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo), which is why I am blogging each day in November. Since I was struggling to post monthly throughout 2013, switching to daily is a serious […]

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The Art Of Creativity

November 9, 2013


Table With Laptop and Covered With Creative Tools

In early October, I had the opportunity to see Jason Theodor present “The Art Of Creativity” at Blissdom Canada. The presentation was based on his upcoming book Create More Better Different and took a look at the components of creativity and how we can boost our personal creative style. Creativity is the act of connecting […]

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Power Of Doodles

November 3, 2013


Drawing of ideas discussed at PMI LIM Oct 2012

Most of us do it. We’ve been embarrassed at least once when we’re caught. Doodling in meetings or in classes is often perceived as a sign of boredom or not paying attention to the discussion. Doodlers insist, though, that it is helping them pay attention. Could doodling be something more than an outlet for restless […]

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