IDEAS

It begins with love at first sight. Maybe the thought surprises you, waking up with you in the morning after a night of heavy dreaming.…

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You do not want to have me next to you in a yoga class. I’m terrible at it. No flexibility or grace. In fact, I…

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MISSION STATEMENTS SUCK. At least that’s what I thought until recently when Beth and I had to coach our leadership development students to write their…

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Who doesn’t love a good metaphor or simile? They may not be as fun as a barrel of monkeys and perhaps you find them dull…

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I’m sitting in a coffee shop at F and 7th NW. The sound is deafening, crowds of people and every seat taken. Because I am…

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I usually don’t mind waiting, as long as I’m not running late. There’s a patience required that can elevate waiting to an art form, a…

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Part I My first book tour I played to full houses. Well, not really houses, more like 4th grade classrooms full of 10-year-olds who had…

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What happens when you dare to not follow Conventional Wisdom? What does conventional wisdom even mean, and who gets to decide what is wise and…

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Our Ideas

Some of them work, some of them don’t. But all of them are important to creativity and storytelling at work.