Kicking The Ant Pile

Kicking The Ant Pile

I think most of us would admit that being a control freak is a frustrating (and ultimately losing) proposition. At work, our ability to “control” things is usually more dependent upon the company cruising on auto-pilot, business as usual, allowing us to have some...
Innovation Requires Touch

Innovation Requires Touch

Fancy yourself as a recruiting innovator? One of the many wonderful things about LinkedIn, the number of evolutionary thinkers and great ideas ~ it’s easy to start feeling like you can change the world. And now, it’s time to make things happen for your...

Get Out There and Fail!

See if you can spot the error in this scenario…While working for a company dependent upon a robust and innovative Research & Development contribution, it was whispered that the “C- level” leader of that particular business unit was intolerant of...
Motivation vs. Innovation

Motivation vs. Innovation

I had an interesting and important epiphany while preparing for an upcoming speaking engagement.In our last conversation, the client mentioned the term “motivational speaker” when discussing the gig – this phrasing gave me an immediate shudder, as it...