Do you need something sexy to listen to this weekend? A few weeks ago Jamal Cynthia Abilmona sent me a message... "I saw one of your videos on #creativity and watched your web series and knew I wanted to have you on the podcast, but I never get around to it"... Well, she finally got around to it. This is a long-form chat where Jamal and I dive into my model of the Six Creative Skill Sets, how they're applied and what they mean for the organisations I work with. We also chat a
The lovely Kate Toon invited me on her podcast to ramble about how awful high school was and whether popularity matters in business these days and how do we define that? More importantly, we're both honest, self-deprecating and hilarious... (sorry for swearing Mum).
I'm on at Episode #7 and you can catch Kate's podcast here: Listen on iTunes here... or... Listen on Spotify here... or... Listen on Sticher... #appliedcreativity #innovation #thoughtleadership #thougthleader #la
If you're genuine about innovation and adapting your organisation during this time, here's a no bullsh*t assessment. Stop saying 'pivot'. Where is your audience going to be in 6 months? How can you best innovate in this time? In order to proactively change, you need a candid assessment of where you are right now. #appliedcreativity #innovation #creativeproblemsolving #thoughtleadership #author #keynotespeaker #professionalspeaker #speakersbureau Christopher. S. Sellers is an
If you know what an echo chamber is... you should be aware that you cannot solve a problem with the same thinking/process that delivered it. If you're a Baker, suffering a baking crisis - while there is comfort in discussing with other Bakers - it is unlikely you will find a solution to your baking crisis within this group. Why? Because Bakers will think, act and run businesses like Bakers. Your fears, opinions and behaviour are validated and enforced by other Bakers, whic
For those who don’t know, and there would be few who accurately do, I live with atypical depression. But today, hiding from the rain and eating cake, I feel the need to express a few things that I’ve learnt in living with this thing… I dislike labels… it may be an illness to some… I don’t quite know what it is to me. Often I equate it to Diabetes; a similar condition that will never be ‘cured’ but one can learn to accept it, manage it and live as best they can. I currently se
What kind of decision maker are you? If you ever wanted to observe an elementary test in decision making, stand at a busy intersection and wait for pedestrians to queue. Who will cross the street first? There are three types of people who cross the street, three types of risk analysis, decision making. Green Men.
This is the majority of pedestrians... they will wait (im)patiently for the little man to turn green, giving them permission to cross. Gaugers.
There is smaller gro