What constraints make you more creative?

What constraints make you more creative?

There’s a moment in Cris Beasley’s interview with GoogleX co-founder Tom Chi, when they talk about how discomfort can be productive, and the role of artificial constraints in helping us move towards productivity.  I’m a fan of this approach. I find...
5 ways to redefine business growth

5 ways to redefine business growth

Some years, you look at your business financials and feel all warm and fuzzy. You hit or exceeded your targets; you did better than the year before; and all in all, your P&L statement has some very pleasing numbers that compare well to last year’s. Other years…...
Make it small.

Make it small.

There’s been a recurring theme lately in my conversations with clients, and it’s this: “How can you take that big idea, and make it smaller?” Don’t misunderstand me: I want you to dream big, huge dreams! Let yourself, and your ideas, take...