Leaders say learners don’t understand new ideas. Learners say leaders rarely offer new ideas. I say that play packs the punch to boost brainpower for a new innovation era. That’s why you’ll want to check back soon for the debut of FUNUDERSTAND – an Online simulation game based on play.
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Two-footed questions drive curiosity and they can even convert ordinary minds into expert problem solvers? You’d likely agree that most people tend to ask questions with predictable answers. But add a second foot to your question and watch how it suddenly draws from both sides of the human brain for dynamic and surprising responses. How so?
Have you ever wondered what makes some pay attention to certain brand messages while others pay more attention to people? Or have you encountered technology that changes how you listen? New magnetic imaging opens windows into listening at its best.
Most of us run from leadership where one person controls and others comply. My question is: Where do we run? Successful leadership, we know, depends more on fostering quality differences from high-performance minds. But how so? Brainpowered tools, as we call them here at Mita International Brain Center, equip leaders to capitalize on a wider [...]
It takes integration skills to activate diversity across an organization. Integration opens access for shared values across a wider reach. Unfortunately though, integration skills are not being developed at growth sessions or applied at work, according to research. In October 2010, McKinsey Quarterly, Aaron DeSmet, Monica McGurk, and Elizabeth Schwartz, wrote: Participants rarely leave any [...]
1. Ask – don’t tell. What if you were to ask one innovative question to a leader you encounter? What if you held back a strong opinion, in favor of learning from others today? Imagine the ground-breaking results for innovative workplace solutions you pioneer. Yet experts remind us how innovation loses because leaders remain locked [...]
Braden Kelley stokes innovation for leadership that drives innovation for a new era. That’s why I plan to use Braden’s dynamite insights, in Stoking your Innovation Bonfire to ignite MBA leadership thinking. Business students will develop brain based leadership approaches that rejuvenate business growth, from entry points identified in this compelling book. The course is [...]
You likely know that links between what people crave and what you can offer, requires you to connect the dots between your current position and creative prosperity. But have you ever considered how vital connections also boost innovative brainpower? The opposite is also true. Cut out your connections and by default you diminish brainpower to [...]
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 and zap your innovative plans [...]
The human brain comes with unique equipment that links tone and talent development – to build and sustain innovative cultures across silos. When mentoring leads to mind-guiding then design leads to profitability. How so? 1. Kindle and design an idea. Just as the iPod started with an innovative idea, Steve Jobs and other mindguides continue [...]
To renew with the brain in mind is to approach teens and teaching with new vision, diverse tools, and higher expectations for all: Teens bring unique knowledge to technology and renewal both recognizes and uses their technical skills. (Braden Husdal in Teaching starts from Brain Down) Repetition is less effective for teens than teaching math [...]
Broken systems all around us, offer unprecedented opportunities to learn and lead transformational innovations for a new era. Science shows how even a small band of like minded birds can create a revolution and sway the direction of an entire flock. Why then do some people cling to tiny places on sinking ships? If you [...]
Expert Jerome Kagan says to value arts as fuel for the brain in ways that maths and sciences alone cannot generate balanced solutions. Former defense secretary, Robert McNamara says war is flawed by mere rationalism while the brain’s reflective powers, enable us to avoid errors of judgments. Former Federal Reserve Chairman, Alan Greenspan, says that [...]
Leaders watch US education falling behind globally, and mistakenly call for far much more math and science. On first glance, hard science focus may make sense, expect for dangerous imbalance to human brains and achievement. How so? Learners, equipped with a full range of multiple intelligences, use their unique mix of capabilities to create, process, [...]