Creativity – Issue 20: Creativity – Nautilus

Nautilus dedicated an entire issue to Creativity. Browsing through the pages you’ll find ample reason to support engaging in World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21, this year, and the next. You’ll also appreciate how new ideas, new decisions and new actions enable businesses and organizations to transform and evolve. In 2010, IBM […]

World Creativity and Innovation Day, April 21

Friends, today, April 21, is World Creativity and Innovation Day, named in 2001, it was expanded to World Creativity and Innovation Week in 2005. I hope you experienced inspired joy, delight. opportunity, and potential during this week, together with so many others all over the world. Let’s continue to keep the energy moving for new […]

There is always more than one right answer

Your task, if you choose to engage in and/or lead innovation, is to Open thinking to new ideas, new potentials, new solutions, new opportunities Explore what might work within the current context that takes things forward Smile   Marci Segal, MS, Freeing leaders’ thinking so they can create new futures. Wishing you flexibility, inner strength, […]

Creativity: an Academic Discipline

The NY Times posted this article today, must be true then, eh? IT BOTHERS MATTHEW LAHUE and it surely bothers you: enter a public restroom and the stall lock is broken. Fortunately, Mr. Lahue has a solution. It’s called the Bathroom Bodyguard. Standing before his Buffalo State College classmates and professor, Cyndi Burnett, Mr. Lahue […]

Design Thinking Bootcamp Slides Redux

Greetings all. Hope you enjoy this refresh of the Design Thinking Bootcamp slides. The original post disappeared…. You might like to scan this design thinking slide deck to generate new ideas, make new decisions and take new actions in your organization. Before you do, a reminder it’s helpful to entertain new ways of perceiving and […]

2014 Year in Marketing – good questions for new thinking

This Haiku deck shares trigger questions that can open doors of perception and considerations. Even though it’s geared for marketing, anyone can leverage these when seeking new ideas so to make new decisions for new actions. Created with Haiku Deck, the free presentation app for iPad MARCI SEGAL, MS Freeing leaders’ thinking so they can […]

How to give way to potential and overcome the obstacle of saying no

Yesterday’s lunch and learn with a global media company brought to light, again, that it’s hard to get  people to say yes to new ideas.  Especially in times as confusing these.   What’s up with people saying no?  “Simple”, said  one of the leaders of the organization at the session, “people say no to new […]