24. Propose Plausible Solutions The brain creates new neuron pathways toward possibilities you propose to problems encountered. Design innovative solutions! Create T-Chart – and on left side – list 3 problems. On the right ride of T-Chart list plausible solutions. Write possibilities from T-Chat list and discuss doable solutions to address any problems raised. How [...]
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8. Address Authentic Problems- Interview peers to see what issues they care about. What questions are readers asking on your topic? Listen with your brain. What concerns readers most and what possibilities would they like to consider further? Look at the research on your topic, but also listen to your potential readers. Catch readers’ problems [...]
How will your week find you in stress-free zones?
Top 10 Questions for ASTD Webinar
Interested in mental keys to transform a boring meeting?
Here are a few questions you can expect at my ASTD Webinar on Wednesday, October 11th.
What do you do to sleep well enough for good moods to follow you at work the next day? Use any tools that rock brain waves to sleep?
Check out MBAs at The Bittner School of Business at St. John Fisher College who led innovation with the brain in mind. Dynamic innovation story over at Forbes and at Brain Based Biz. The exchange differed from one-way talks, presentations, or illustrated ideas. Community leaders and MBA leaders-in-training integrated novel ideas together, through overarching questions [...]
People ask how they can rekindle brainpower to do something novel. If you’ve slipped into potholes of anger, disappointment, or anxiety lately – you likely feel the need for a new shot at success. For some it’s a matter of moving beyond ruts and into renewed opportunities. For others it’s about sidestepping toxins at work [...]
An organization that capitalizes on differences is likely one that also fuels innovation. Is your organization on the move? Do you welcome original approaches that fit an innovative era, or is business mired in practices for one gender, one culture or one set of beliefs? Check out key areas that expand an organization’s benefits from [...]
Leaders everywhere call frantically for small businesses to step up productivity and replace financial pitfalls with profit. Barry Burnett makes profit a reality for scores of industries across the nation! To learn profitability approaches from Barry is to drop the panic concerns, and stand at the cusp of a new growth era. One we all [...]
People tend to label me self-disciplined because I often work long days. A more accurate description, as I see it though, is that I’m highly motivated. Do people see you as inspired by what you do? What a privilege to work in renewal, with Dr. Robyn McMaster and other top innovative leaders from all over [...]
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 up because organizational toxins contaminate [...]
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 [...]
Government Funds Promote Failing Secondary Schools People say stimulus money simply creates new layers of bureaucracy that prolong broken secondary school programs. My question is: How will the White House Campaign to Promote Science and Math Education support teens to climb new mental peaks? Will successful schools proliferate through fast growing charters? President Obama’s recent [...]
Great news from GE leaders today, according to WSJ’s Paul Glader. Any organization willing to change and grow, after a fall, also holds potential to create a prototype for global change and growth. Both qualities urgently needed in the broader business community. Bravo! Let’s get behind GE’s initiative and begin to move in new directions [...]
School prepared many of us for jobs that no longer exist, and now life prepares some of us for jobs we’ll invent. Feel unqualified for work you hope to do in the coming year? No reason to fret if you consider your choices. Why not factor in the art of learning, for instance, and transform [...]