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Kevin Smith and Andy McElfresh on Vampires, Creativity and Path Dependency
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Have you ever considered why vampires only go outside at night? Ever since this question was posed on the podcast Edumacation (hosted by Kevin Smith and
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Green Day on Unstructured Procrastination
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A few days ago, I cited research stating we should procrastinate by filling our time with productive items from our to-do list. Surprise, surprise.
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The Speed of Innovation: What We Can Learn from Great Musicians
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How long does it take to create something new? Is it fair to put a time limit on creativity? In a recent interview, Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman discussed
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Mick Jagger on Combinatorial Creativity
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Where do great ideas originate? You might say, “in the shower”, but what I’m really asking is how you come up with your ideas? Maybe Mick Jagger knows.
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Wayne’s World on Moral Interrogative Self-Talk
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Yesterday I posted a piece on the effectiveness of asking yourself questions to improve your inner-motivational monologue – using “Can you do this?
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Trent Reznor on Discomfort
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When’s the last time you challenged yourself? I’m not talking about a tight deadline or someone else’s directive; when is the last time you purposely put
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Pixar on Candor
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When a leader does not give honest feedback, who are they hurting? I say they are hurting everyone – the employee, co-workers, the product, customers
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Metallica on Brainstorming
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The process of making a movie can be overwhelming. Just ask the band members of Metallica. For years they were interested in making a movie that would
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Sam Phillips on Innovation
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In the 1950s, a music fad called “rock ‘n roll” swept the nation. At the forefront of this revolution was Sam Phillips, a record producer credited with
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Shaquille O’Neal on Simplicity
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I once worked with a CEO who said that the most important part of his job was keeping it simple. Simple communication. Simple instructions.
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