Tag Archives: Presentations

The Art Of Creativity

November 9, 2013

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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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Leaders Don’t Need Titles

November 1, 2013

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Mark Sanborn speaking at a conference

Last weekend, I participated in the PMI Leadership Institute Meeting in New Orleans, where over 1000 volunteer leaders from Chapters and Communities of Practice had the privilege of hearing Mark Sanborn’s closing keynote: You Don’t Need A Title To Be A Leader. Mark started off his presentation with a quiz of five simple trick questions. […]

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Be Inspiring

November 17, 2011

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Be inspiring

Over a year ago, I asked my team to brainstorm some ideas on what each and every person on the team could do to be inspiring to the people around them on a daily basis.   It is important to me that my teams work to rise above the day-to-day grind and that we be the […]

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Improvising By Design: One Woman’s Adventure In Video Games

March 26, 2011

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I just got back from Guadalajara, Mexico where I gave a presentation at Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, the 2nd largest campus of the largest technical university in Mexico.  The reception from the faculty, students and local industry was wonderful.  Much to my surprise, the auditorium was packed!  Interactive presentations are a […]

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Good Ideas Don’t Come From Lone Heroes

March 6, 2011

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I work in an industry that requires a lot of people with a wide variety of skills and backgrounds to work together to come up with a fun, creative product.  I also work in an industry that suffers from the lone hero syndrome.  You know – the lone hero will come up with an amazing […]

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Things I Swear I Will Never Do To Someone Else

September 7, 2010

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Back in 1999, when I started my new job with my customer in California, I took a couple of hours and wrote a list of everything I learned while I was on the supplier side of the desk so I wouldn’t forget now that I was on the customer side.  The list had both the […]

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