Having the idea is only the smallest part of making an idea happen. We look at the other 99% -- lots and lots of perspiration.
- January 2008
Discipline is a set of imposed expectations and boundaries that help you keep your energy and time focused on what is most important.
- December 2007
Visionary leaders run the risk of overriding the ideas of the brilliant people around them. Sometimes, restraint is needed when engaging a team.
You're more likely to follow through with an idea when you know someone else is watching, waiting, or participating.
Our years of formal schooling have created habits that actually set us back when it comes to productivity and pushing ideas forward.
Instilling accountability is crucial for moving ideas forward, but Big Brother-ish supervision can quash creativity. We look at finding the balance.
- November 2007
Glass jewelrymaker Jane D'Arensbourg discusses the struggle to find the proper work-life balance and what you learn from doing things the "wrong" way.
- October 2007
As design studio 2x4 Inc. puts it, collaboration is a constant negotiation. We discuss the challenges of group dynamics and ever-bigger projects.
How do we move forward in the short-term while still honoring long-term vision? Learning to be mindful of urgent vs important items is the first step.
- September 2007
Veteran photographer Steve J. Sherman, who's shot music celebs from Leonard Bernstein to Bruce Springsteen, says avoid conventional wisdom at all costs.
David Gensler, President of the KDU (Keystone Design Union) explores emotion, drive, and the mystical process of a project "turning real."
Pioneering visual artist and cultural anthropologist Jonathan Harris harnesses technology to create mass collaboration and tell achingly human stories.