We Can Be Heroes: 4 Unabashed Lessons From David Bowie

David Bowie

There’s nothing like the death of your teenage hero to halt you in your tracks. The moment I heard the news of David Bowie’s death, I was instantly transported back to hormone-fuelled teenage dorm rooms; a vivid picture of my friends and I hollering “Lets Dance!” at the top of our lungs. My oft-kissed, most…

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Weird is good: why dissonance fosters innovation

As published by Idealog on July 16, 2015. I recently overheard someone talking about a cutting-edge leadership workshop they had just attended. “It was weird,” he said. “Weird good or weird bad?” I asked. The question caused my erstwhile friend to pause mid-sentence. “Weird good…I think…” He then admitted that the “weirdness” caused him to veer…

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4 Ways To Encourage Fun And Innovation At Work

You might think having a laugh has no place in the serious world of business. But, if innovation is on your strategic agenda (and it SO should be, by the way), you might want to rethink your perspective. We tend to take ourselves WAAAY too seriously. And, research on the link between fun workplace cultures…

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