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Are Millennials Not Ambitious Enough?


Illustration by Christian Laborin. Technology and millennials get a bad rap. But, whether or not people believe it to be true, rather than being a tool that eliminates jobs and disrupts people’s livelihoods, technology is a tool for progress. But have we millennials, the generation that is often stereotyped as leading the tech revolution, become complacent ? Are we doing more than enough?

Storytelling, the Brain & Work Culture

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I love the quote by the poet Muriel Rukeyser that says “The universe is made of stories, not atoms.” Humans live for stories. We learn from stories at home, school, from friends, and also very compellingly at work. Humans within a work culture are motivated by stories. Look at the famous founding myths of HP and Apple in the garages, of. Cognition culture Leadership marketing Psychology Sales Science bonds of culture branding Company Culture empathy Innovation know your audience michael graber motivate Neuroscience perspective persuade Southern Growth Studio stories storytelling war stories

8 Pieces of Creative Advice from a Great and Horrible Client


Short Story: When it comes to creativity, start with and return to the underlying strategy ; that’s the most important piece of creative advice I have to offer. I’ve been trying to let go of some creative reins on the Brainzooming brand. It also reinforces something I’ve known for a long time: I’m both a great client and a horrible client. Know which type of gig you are working on right now.


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PERSONAL MANIFESTO: Your Friend, Philosopher AND Guide In Need by Mukesh Gupta. Premise: In his post “ How Personal Manifesto’s help us make better decisions , author/podcaster Todd Henry talks about the importance of having our personal or team manifesto’s and how they can help us make decisions that are consistent to what we set out to achieve. A personal manifesto is not a playbook but is like a friend, philosopher and a guide whenever we need one of them. They also serve us by reminding us of our core values, and what we are unwilling to compromise for short-term gain.

Three Keys to Accelerating Innovation through Connecting and Collaborating Outside your Organization

Speaker: Gordon Vala-Webb, Author, Speaker and Consultant, Building Smarter Organizations

From his upcoming book, Building Smarter Organizations, Gordon will do a deep dive into connecting and collaborating with those outside your organization to accelerate innovation. Gordon will provide practical strategies to connecting and working with the "nearside" of suppliers, partners and alumni in order to accelerate innovation.

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