Creativity

How to Lead Your Team to More New Ideas

We’ve all heard the saying, if you’re not moving forward, you’re moving backward. Moving forward requires change and change requires you to do things differently. Many teams struggle with moving beyond the status quo. By engaging your entire team in exploring options, you’ll increase the odds that they commit to the resulting changes. This makes…

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How to Unleash Your Creative Side by Busting This Myth

Creativity

Do you feel like you’re not a creative person? When it’s time to prepare a new PowerPoint or brainstorm new ways to recognize your employees, does your mind go blank? The research on creativity is clear – it’s a good thing! According to Adobe’s “State of Create: 2016” study, people who describe themselves as “someone…

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How Job Descriptions Can Promote Engagement

Managers often struggle with how to effectively empower team members.  How do we balance our responsibility of oversight with the autonomy that leads to engagement? The first step in answering that question may lie in the humble job description. The business world has a love-hate relationship with job descriptions, as demonstrated by the praise and…

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How Creativity Can Skyrocket Your Organization’s Success

When creativity is mentioned in a work setting, many people shut down.  The reaction is, “I’m not creative, so I’ll leave that to someone else.” It’s easy for us to see how advertising and marketing people need to be creative.  But we don’t picture it as territory for the rest of us. Let’s talk about…

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