Most ideas are like bad relationships: you know you have to move on but the idea of letting go seems too unbearable to handle.
- July 2008
We talk with marketing phenom Noah Brier about DIY web development and the importance of simple explanations.
More hours spent at the office doesn't necessarily mean more things accomplished. We look at shifting the perspective from clock-time to results-time.
- June 2008
The vast majority of new products fail; and the root of the problem is the visionary’s tendency to focus on fellow visionaries.
- April 2008
Guy Barnett and Stephen Rutterford of Brooklyn Brothers discuss nagging, idea vetting, and creating tangible products.
While we don't want to waste our time reinventing the wheel, it's also true that new insights often question the conventional wisdom of our elders.
Research shows that different spaces facilitate different types of thinking. We break down how to navigate the workspace to stay focused and motivated.
Crucial insights arise when we least expect them -- in the shower, at the market. We explore ways to seek out the randomness that fires inspiration.
- March 2008
One’s past experience is typically regarded as the best indication of future success. But is it really the best way to judge a candidate?
When we generate ideas, we’re told to 'think outside the box.' But it turns out a little bit of structure goes a long way in brainstorming sessions.
- February 2008
Professionalism is often at lagerheads with passion in the creative world, but we must balance the two carefully--both are key for our ideas' success.
Many of us tend to shy away from confrontation, but the upside of disagreement is that it forces teams to explore the full range of possible solutions.