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There are no creative jobs or industries

creative industry or creative job

Despite numerous surveys and even the tax code providing the option “creative” when they ask participants to define their industry, this ostensibly innocuous categorization perpetuates an incorrect stereotype. The very idea that someone has a creative job or works in … Continued

Don’t Be A Failure Hypocrite

failure hypocrisy

If you’re at least a little interested in human creativity and the invention process, you’ve heard it a thousand times: Fail fast to learn faster, failure is necessary to innovate, we must fail to succeed, blah blah blah. The truth … Continued

The Jack of All Trades Doesn’t Survive

Jack of All Trades

If you started your working life with one marketing outsource focus, and are now being asked to take photos, design mockups, write copy, manage social media strategies, record and edit video, and perhaps even write code for websites, you are … Continued

Disaster looms if Apple loses FBI skirmish

Apple Logo

Wearables, connected devices and the data they generate are increasingly beneficial to us in our everyday lives. Many don’t realize, however, that if Tim Cook isn’t able to stand his ground against the FBI’s request for Apple to create a … Continued

These Viral Hits Were Rooted In Employee Trust

employee trust

From the Target employee that gave a rousing speech on Black Friday to the Southwest flight attendant that raps safety instructions, viral sensations get millions of views on YouTube and are endlessly retweeted and shared. They are even covered by … Continued

STEM is valuable, but the art makes innovators

arts innovation

We’ve all heard it before, we are facing another crisis. This time it’s one of mammoth proportions, and not the wooly kind. Public education isn’t making the cut as high-tech jobs across the nation go unfilled. What’s a country to … Continued

Innovative Office Space Is A Waste of Time

open office

Picture yourself visiting the hottest start-up that many only dreams of touring. You open the main door to see a cool vintage looking freight elevator, and taking up a few floors, the anticipation builds finally revealing one of the coolest … Continued

The troubling flaws in how we select experts.

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Organizations are constantly scouring the earth for the talent or perfect expert that will provide the fresh edge and perspective needed to overcome the challenging obstacles that stand in their way to the top. In their pursuit of excellence however, … Continued

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