Innovation in Action

Strategies and Tips for Getting Started


4 Things You Should Know about Gratitude

November 18, 2015

1. We value it more than we practice it. Of the more than 2,000 people surveyed across the U.S., 94% said they believe gratitude is an important personality trait. Yet only 50% of those who value it practice it regularly.   2. We don’t realize how big an impact it has on our happiness. Of…

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Part of Something Bigger Than Ourselves

November 17, 2015

Most of us want to be part of something bigger than ourselves. It’s why we join clubs and organizations. It’s why we participate in social media. Sometimes, though, being part of something bigger than ourselves can be as simple as giving thanks. If you think about it, it’s hard to give thanks without thinking about someone or…

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3 Questions That Drive The Best Makers, Designers, and Entrepreneurs

November 12, 2015

Recently, I spoke with a group of talented product managers, designers, and entrepreneurs. I wanted to understand the mindset that informs their work. What I learned was that purpose is everything. They need to understand why they’re doing what they’re doing before they begin to build. To clarify their purpose, they ask themselves a set of simple,…

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