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10 Fun Brainteasers to Rev Up Your Mind

by Holly Green Can’t figure out that thorny problem? Feel like you’re getting bogged down and your creativity just isn’t happening? Here’s another round of brain teasers to test your wits and actually improve innovation. Enjoy! 1. A man stands … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Keep Fear from Killing Innovation

by Holly Green It’s scary to think about giving up what made you or your organization successful for something that may or may not work. That’s the dilemma at the heart of change and innovation. It’s kind of like being … Continue reading

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Bad Decision-Making Caused by the Familiar

by Holly Green Not long ago, Car and Driver Magazine conducted a test to compare normal driver braking times against “impaired” braking conditions, such as drinking, texting, or checking email while driving. The test involved a driver going 70 miles … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking Skills for Managers

Faced with global competition, pricing pressures and constantly evolving new technology, the leadership decision-making process requires managers to master critical thinking skills. But, how do you set up a good management decision-making process when you have more than a day job? … Continue reading

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Creative Problem Solving For Innovative Ideas

by Holly Green Anyone can enhance their creative problem solving ability simply by understanding the underlying principles of creativity and grasping one very important rule. The creative process consists of two distinct phases — divergence and convergence. Divergence is the … Continue reading

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Managers, Is It Better to Coach or Delegate?

by Holly Green Have you ever wondered why the head of a baseball team is called the manager and the head of a basketball team is called the coach? Beyond the obvious differences between the two sports, the answer lies in how … Continue reading

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Six gorilla-sized illusions that blind side good decision-making

by Holly Green Here’s a short video clip, under two minutes. It is a fun test of what you see and don’t see when you’re focused.   What was your answer? Also, did you see a gorilla the first time … Continue reading

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How Effective Leaders Can Engage Talent with Boldness

by Holly Green Are you brave, valiant, valorous, audacious, and swashbuckling? Or are you timorous, trepid, faint-hearted, and pusillanimous? Find out how to be bold as you “go for the gold.” 2012 is the year to be bold!  The economy … Continue reading

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Are Your Employees Just Waiting to Bolt?

by Holly Green The employment pendulum seems to be swinging back to the employee side. How do you keep employees from getting “happy feet” when their job options increase? Here’s some interesting news. According to the Department of Labor, unemployment … Continue reading

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How to Ignite a Winning Culture with just 10% Support

by Holly Green  Want to spread an idea like wildfire throughout your organization? Start with getting one out of every 10 people to passionately care about winning. As business leaders, everything we do should focus on setting our organizations up to … Continue reading

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