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Why do some people hate brainstorming?

If you want to start a revolution at your next staff meeting, grab a marker, stand up, and announce, "Okay everyone, we're going to be innovative today. We're getting outside the box and we're gonna do some brainstorming for the next hour!" In their minds, your team members will be grabbing pitchforks, throwing darts, rolling their eyes, and wishing they…

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What if I’m not creative?

When speaking to groups on innovation and creativity, I always ask the question, "Are you creative?" Typically, about 25% will say "Yes." Here's a little known fact: Everyone is creative. Yes. That includes you. You were born creative. You were born to create. If you think otherwise, stay tuned. NASA developed a test for creativity in the 60's (the 1960's). They have…

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