Monthly Archives: January 2010

10 Moves to Mine Innovation at Meetings

eweber   January 31, 2010   1 Comment

Consider countless hours wasted on counterproductive meetings, where the upshot’s  little more than routine announcements. Not surprising that Seth Godin refuses to attend meetings since meetings work against the human brain.  How could you transform  your next meeting into a treasure trove of talent such as Paul Sloane suggests here… Read more »

Does Your Business Need More MBAs?

eweber   January 28, 2010   2 Comments

Before you pony up $50,000 or more for an MBA degree, catch Stu Wall‘s discovery at Business Insider! It makes sense to check out what you can expect back for your investment. Recession begs us to rethink business schools, and to consider if the value of degrees have plummeted along… Read more »

Call Meetings that Brains Run to!

eweber   January 24, 2010   5 Comments

For years I attended toxic meetings where one guy yammered on and one  fellow worker turned off his hearing aids. It’s the only time I can remember wishing for Gordon’s hearing disability. That’s how bad these meetings were. People moved back and forth  from bored to bitching, while Gordon slept… Read more »

Inspire Me Today Invitation

eweber   January 17, 2010   2 Comments

Hello friends and colleagues! Please join me over at wonderfully motivating community led by Huffington Post writer, Gail Goodwin, on Monday, January 18th, 2010 at! On Monday, the 18th I’ll share invited insights from my experiences in an exclusive 500-word article – Act Like a Genius – on the… Read more »

Why Brain Renewal is Not for You

eweber   January 14, 2010   1 Comment

Over 30 years  in brain based renewal,  showed me several reasons why renewal cannot win in certain workplace conditions. I’ll admit that naivety in  younger years, prompted me to believe deteriorated settings could turn around in spite of barriers. Over time though, I observed some settings that simply cannot perk… Read more »

Innovative Marks of a Curious Brain

eweber   January 13, 2010   1 Comment

The other day Gail Goodwin and I tossed around brain insights here on WebTalk Radio and Gail’s curiosity inspired innovative insights from every angle. Current brain applications  flew back and forth as Gail’s unique brand of curiosity unfolded brainpower like magic spawns a sense of wonder. It’s not surprising that… Read more »

25 Ways to Reboot Brainpower & Add Innovation

eweber   January 11, 2010   14 Comments

If you’ve seen on this TED video how education had clobbered creativity – you’ll likely be ready to rewire for another go at innovation. And business too clobbers innovation daily in at least 10 areas, if you believe  Stefan Lindegaard at Business Week. Here are 25 words to reboot  brainpower… Read more »

New Neuron Pathways for Innovative Brainpower

eweber   January 1, 2010   8 Comments

The human brain comes with unique equipment to  build and sustain new neuron pathways from old habits to new innovations. It’s really about moving from STUCK to UNSTUCK!  (Can you identify with this video?) When mentoring leads to mind-guiding then we both teach new neuron paths and learn them from… Read more »