Posts Tagged ‘creativity’

CM 078: Scott Sonenshein on Succeeding With Less

Why do some succeed with so little, while others fail with so much? Scott Sonenshein, author of the book, Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less and Achieve More than You Ever Imagined, thinks it happens because we get caught up in a mindset of chasing. A Professor of Management at Rice University, Scott is also…

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CM 070: Francesca Gino on the Benefits of Nonconformity at Work

Employee engagement is at an all-time low, but why? Francesca Gino, an expert on employee engagement and productivity, advises that if we do only one thing to fix it, we should encourage our employees to stop conforming and be themselves. When she and members of her research team introduced small interventions that encouraged people to…

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CM 058: Jessica Tracy on the Benefits of Pride

Is pride a deadly sin or a key to our survival? Will it lead us down a destructive path or can it actually help us resist temptation? In this conversation, Jessica Tracy answers these questions and more. Jessica is a Professor of Psychology at the University of British Columbia and author of the book, Take…

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I Wanted to Keep on Eating.

John Maeda, designer, technologist, author, and executive, is masterful. Last night I had the chance to watch him interview Walker & Company Founder and CEO, Tristan Walker. Tristan gave a terrific interview. After one of his responses, John said something along the lines of, “it’s like an incredible dessert that you just want to keep…

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CM 046: Kevin Kelly On How Tech Shapes Our Future

Do we shape tech or does it shape us? Turns out it is both. And that is just 1 of the 12 big ideas Kevin Kelly explores in his latest bestseller, The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future. The Inevitable is a playbook to guide us through the seismic changes…

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