Incorporating Creativity in Any Organization

Question: Small, medium and large organizations presumably have different receptivity/responsiveness to incorporating art. Are there any patterns that stand out across the size spectrum?   An organization’s receptivity to art and creativity as a natural part of the work conversation has a direct correlation to the leader’s sensibility around risk and expansiveness. In my experience,…

Multi-Generational Workers & Creativity

Question: How do you think millennials will influence creativity, language and innovation in the workplace?   The millennial generation is already influencing creativity in the workplace, especially in the uses of technology. On the one hand, it’s great to see the immediacy of creative solutions for connections and the access to information that is literally at our…

Reentry

I travel a lot, in comparison to most people. For much of this time, I’ve not been great about what happens before or after my trips. I’ll book appointments and calls right up until my departure, regardless of the length of my “to do” list in order to leave. And often, I’ll have people and…

Turning off

I know it’s only October 22, but I’m turning my television off for the month of November, starting today. Want to take the challenge with me? To be fair, this season’s The Newsroom is over and there’s no Madmen or Downtown Abbey programmed in my recording queue. It might be interesting to note that for…

Autumn in NYC

I’m in New York City. Can’t believe I waited so long in my life to love this place. It’s hard to describe it, and so many artists, musicians and writers have tried to do so. It’s not a melting pot, as some say, even though you can see cultures blended and woven and superimposed. It’s…