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Leading and Managing: Two essential skills

I thought long and hard about the title of this article. I wanted to call it “Two essential skills for business leaders” but that didn’t sound right when it’s about managing as well. So I considered “Two essential skills for senior managers” but that didn’t include the leadership angle.

The problem is, we label ourselves as leaders or managers. There isn’t a term that covers both.

There should be.

No creativity no innovation

  • 22 January 2015
  • Author: Hans Buskes
  • Number of views: 801

31 million views already! So you must have seen by now the famous TED talk by education guru Sir Ken Robinson. If not, watch it.

In this talk he has a shocking example how creativity is killed in schools. The story is about a little girl who was in a drawing lesson. The girl hardly ever paid attention, but now she did. 

From Idea to Action

  • 19 January 2015
  • Author: Jamie Nast
  • Number of views: 1495
If you are buried in volumes of information, overwhelmed by complex issues, or simply want to improve your and your organization’s creativity, the path to success may already be hidden in your mind. A simple yet profound tool, idea mapping uses visual association to help people more competently plan, organize, communicate, remember, innovate, and learn.

When a client asked Clarity Creative Group in Las Vegas, Nevada, to help introduce its new microprocessor architecture to the market, Partner and Executive Art Director Gregg Stokes and his team used a simple tool to reach a high-tech destination — they drew a map and followed it.

5 Steps For Dealing With Information Overload

Dealing with information overload is something that many managers and leaders struggle with. There’s just so much data involved in doing our jobs. Sometimes it feels impossible to stay on top of everything.

These 5 steps will help you manage the overload by streamlining what comes to you and giving you tactics to deal with the rest of it.

How a Small Business Can Innovate and Expand

Are you ready to innovate?

Innovation is one of the easiest ways to discover new opportunities that can help you gain traction, both online and offline.

Did you know that being in a small business doesn’t mean you should remain small? In fact, you can do bigger things not only for your own benefit, but for other people.

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