The Open Organization Workbook

Hi fans! Before the first week of the new year ends, I thought I would announce my involvement in The Open Organization Workbook, published in early December 2017. I wrote two of the section introductions “What is Collaboration?”(Unit 4) and “What is Community?” (Unit 5). The book focuses on how the values of Open Organizations (transparency, inclusivity, adaptability, collaboration and community)  can be used to create a culture of innovation

More on Creativity (Invention) and Innovation

  In my post, What is Creativity? What is Innovation? I defined the terms and discussed the differences between creativity and innovation. I was reminded of these differences in a recent post I saw from VijayKrKhurana that discusses invention and innovation which I would like to share with you. I think they are well-organize and well-written. In his presentation, he describes invention as the creation part of the innovation process.

Give Up Your Weaknesses (120117)

In my consistent quest for self-awareness, I was chatting with my life coach and we were talking about how we always respond to negative things about ourselves as if they are something we need to improve.  As in we need to constantly improve ourselves, get better and better each moment, day, week, month, year… YAWN. Is there anything more boring than that? (Oh right, a hamster on a wheel, that’s right,