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Coaching Questions: Ask What, Not Why

September 21, 2017

We see it in television shows, movies and even comics. One character had the answer to the dilemma all along, and when questioned as to why they didn’t say anything, their response is: “You didn’t ask.” “You mean you could

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Rock Out New Ideas Quickly

September 19, 2017

My first job after university was with a creativity company. It was a pretty fantastic. I could (and did) show up wearing multiple earrings, long hair and trousers made of purple and red paisley. Now the company is the biggest

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Twofer Tuesday: On High Performance & Meditation

September 12, 2017

Remember the game of Follow the Leader? You might have played it, in your younger days, on the playground or at camp. It may seem like child’s play now, but there’s a valuable lesson to be learned from that simple

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Twofer Tuesday: On Scaling Down & Powering Down

September 5, 2017

One of the biggest threats to productivity and creativity is something we’re all exposed to on a near-daily basis. It’s rampant. It’s contagious. I call it The Overwhelm. This week’s Twofer looks at a couple of ways we can inoculate

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