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How a Shift in Language Finds Solutions Faster

By Larry Lipman The experts say that the words we use in our everyday conversations and in our thoughts determine: * Our mood * Our reputation * Our destiny The same applies to LEADERS! With the all the Leadership & Management … Continue reading

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Listening, the Best Tool for Problem-Solving?

by Helen Whelan Listening is one of those things that can look like it’s really easy and passive but it’s just the opposite. And, if you feel passionate about something or know “the answer,” it can be really hard to … Continue reading

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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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10 Good Reasons Not to Trust Your Brain

by Holly Green If the human brain is such a marvel of evolution, why does it so often betray us into making poor decisions and acting foolishly? Perhaps the most damaging flaw is the brain’s tendency to think it’s right. … 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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Strategic Leadership Problem Solving for Innovation

by Holly Green As a strategic leader, you have many good ideas to choose from, but how do you decide which ones to implement? Here’s a problem solving technique for selecting the best ideas for your business. Recently, I wrote … 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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