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The Pain, Power and Paradox of Bias

She looked to the left and then to the right.  There was only one seat open. Stuck in a busy airport, Sejal needed to eat before her next flight. With only one spot open in the bustling dining area, she quickly glanced to the person sitting to the left of...

The Hidden Figures of Creativity

As we celebrate Black History Month, this is the perfect time to highlight the benefits of bringing forth the ‘Hidden Figures’ of Creativity. Did you know your creativity is affected by observing others? It is a term called ‘fictive learning’ and it takes place in our imagination when we realize...
Intercultural Creativity February 5, 2021

Intercultural Creativity™ for the World of Today and the Work of Tomorrow

When was the last time you had a great idea? When did you have to connect with someone to get that great idea off the ground? Creative thinking and innovation are now the top skills needed in our global workforce but ideas don’t come to fruition on their own. We...

Catalyzing Creativity Through Observation

Imagine you are walking into your office and it’s set up as you normally have it but … there’s a harmless martian sitting on top of your desk. Two heads, five eyes and a random amount of limbs - and this is a creature you have never seen before. What...

A Workforce Shift From Puzzles to Mysteries

What’s the difference between a puzzle and a mystery? When you’re in school, you’re asked to solve puzzles. You are given problems that, with enough information, you can solve them and they have one right answer. But now, in this climate, we’re in a world of mysteries. These are types...
Creativity, Leadership September 23, 2020

Taking The Time To Think

Yes, our podcast Create and Grow Rich was inspired by Napoleon Hill’s ‘Think and Grow Rich’. Not only was it a catchy title but we firmly believe in the statement. Your ability to think, create and conjure up ideas affects your professional outlook and your ability to discover solutions. And...