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Meet Our MNovation Panelist: Vikas Narula!

To get better and spend more time in the Mindset of Discovery, we must practice the behaviors that lead us there. John Sweeney, co-author of The Innovative Mindset and owner of the Brave New Workshop comedy theatre, gives five suggestions for practicing the art of "Reframing."...

Trailmix: Four Inspirations to Stand Up and Declare!

It’s time for our monthly “trailmix,” a collection of interesting pieces of inspiration, thought leadership and innovative new ideas, and this month we’re focused on the act of declaring....

5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Practice “Declaring” from John Sweeney

To get better and spend more time in the Mindset of Discovery, we must practice the behaviors that lead us there. John Sweeney, co-author of The Innovative Mindset and owner of the Brave New Workshop comedy theatre, gives five suggestions for practicing the art of "Declaring." ...

Our “Declare” Playlist

To Declare is to stand up, proclaim your position, and be vulnerable to face whatever the results of your declaration are. Not always the easiest to accomplish - especially in today's world of meetings, communal decisions, and workplace politics. With that in mind, we put together a playlist of songs to remind you to be brave and "Declare" when you feel inspired to - enjoy!...

Our “Reframe” Playlist

To Reframe is to see things in a new light, or through a new lens. To give perspective and gain perspective. Not always the easiest to accomplish - especially in today's world of quick decisions and needed action. With that in mind, we put together a playlist of songs to remind you to "Reframe" whenever you can - enjoy!...

Trailmix: Five Inspirations to Reframe for Success

It’s time for our monthly “trailmix,” a collection of interesting pieces of inspiration, thought leadership and innovative new ideas, and this month we’re focus on reframing. “Reframing” is one of the Big Five behaviors that can root us in a Mindset of Discovery, and lead to a pattern of innovation. At it’s core, reframing is about changing one’s perspective to see a situation differently with the goal of finding new insights, learning to push towards progress, or seeing opportunity in the midst of challenge....

5 Things You Can Do Right Now to “Jump In” from John Sweeney

Employees need to practice their skills to improve. Learning leaders should model the desired behavior and provide a safe place to hone skills. Within every successful athlete, artist or musician there is some talent. But without practice, that talent will not reach its full potential. When we applaud and cheer performers, what we see are often the results of their practice. What we don’t see are the years they spend perfecting their skills. Practice is essential to their talent development, yet we often diminish its importance in employee development....

Our “Jump In” Playlist

Employees need to practice their skills to improve. Learning leaders should model the desired behavior and provide a safe place to hone skills. Within every successful athlete, artist or musician there is some talent. But without practice, that talent will not reach its full potential. When we applaud and cheer performers, what we see are often the results of their practice. What we don’t see are the years they spend perfecting their skills. Practice is essential to their talent development, yet we often diminish its importance in employee development....