Archive for the ‘Corporate Culture’ Category

How to Make Decisions – Try The Refrigerator Method

  How to Make Decisions – Try The Refrigerator Method Hey entrepreneurs! This one is specifically for you. If you are at the starting point of your entrepreneurial journey, you may be asking yourself how to make decisions about which ideas to pursue. You have several things that you’re passionate about, many great skills, and…


The role of a change agent – why you should be a change artist instead

  The so-called experts out there talk about getting people to bring game-changing ideas to their next meeting or rattle the cages of status quo. They talk about creating change agents out of everyone. Let me ask you a question. What is the role of a change agent? More importantly: does that sound like something…


Good Business Ideas – Is it worth pursuing?

Good Business Ideas – Is it worth pursuing?   I’ve got a ton of good business ideas so now what? How do you know which ones are worth pursuing and which ones aren’t? You know people often say to me, I think in an effort to be innovative, but there’s no such thing as a bad or…


Top mistakes people make in innovation – not moving from discussion to decision

Top mistakes people make in innovation – not moving from discussion to decision   One of the top mistakes people make in innovation is not moving from discussion to decision quickly. When you’re going from discussion to decision, I find that oftentimes people get trapped in discussion for way too long and yes collaboration is good and…


How to get work done fast – 50:10 rule

How to get work done fast – 50:10 rule    Are you interested in how to get work done fast? Today I wanted to come to you with a tool that I use that I think you will find valuable. I was engaging in a conversation with someone on LaunchStreet this morning and they asked…


Ideas For More Persuasive Communication – Change Their Question

Ideas For More Persuasive Communication – Change Their Question The language of innovation involves how to use open questions to get people to engage in your innovative ideas vs shutting them down. How can you use the language of innovation when approaching your boss with a new idea? Oftentimes their first question is: well, what’s it going to cost?…


Creative Exercises To Get Unstuck – focus on what’s working

Creative Exercises To Get Unstuck – focus on what’s working December 1, 2016 How do you get unstuck when solving a problem? Here’s the thing, I’m going to tell you this time to do the opposite of what you think you should do. Normally, when you think about a problem, you tackle it at all different angles, look…


Tools To Build A Culture Of Innovation In My Team – Reward behaviors, not outcomes

How do I build a culture of innovation? Hey Tamara here. Time to answer another one of your great questions that just came in. The question is: How do I foster a culture of innovation when half of the stuff we try fails? Yea, it is so hard as leaders to reconcile this challenge of…


Get People To Listen To My Ideas – Stop Them From Zoning Out

Get People To Listen To My Ideas – Stop Them From Zoning Out Hello my people. I had to take a second to answer this question because I know while most of us don’t want to admit it, it is something that’s happening to a lot of us and this brave Shuuker actually felt the need…


The Most Innovative People – Not Always The Ones With Original Idea

Who are the most innovative people? Hey Tamara here. I took a second to break from my meeting to share something with you, I think this will be of value. So this morning I was talking to a colleague of mine and she was saying, you know Tamara, sometimes I feel like I get stuck, like I’m doing…


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