We seldom see things in a clear light until after they have occurred. However, the way we recall events may not be accurate. Our brains fill in the blanks of our memory with what we think happened. Memory is not like a video recorder; it is malleable and can be changed by what we hear, […]

With organizational failures, the imagination is often at fault. We can’t imagine things going wrong, so we don’t plan for them. Organizations can’t imagine that their employees would do something unethical, so they don’t have policies in place to prevent it. Owners can’t imagine that a natural disaster could destroy their business, so they don’t […]

The world is a place of normality. It’s the place where we go to school, work, and come home to our families. We see the same people every day and do the same things. We are used to doing things in a certain way and we don’t question it. But what if we were to […]

It’s a question that all businesses must ask themselves at some point: are we playing the innovation long game or have we settled for the quarterly short-term metric of innovation success? What does it take to stay engaged in an era when trend shifts happen with dizzying speed, and new technologies can quickly render yesterday’s […]

I just don’t understand why people keep insisting on dissenting from me. It’s really quite frustrating and annoying. But I suppose I’ll just have to deal with it because it’s not like I’m ever wrong about anything. 🤔 😉 Dissenting is expressing disagreement with or opposing an opinion, view, or attitude. So if someone is […]

Your gut is surprisingly smart. It knows what’s good for you, and how to keep your body functioning properly. When you are in danger, it is your gut reaction that triggers your fight-or-flight response. But do you trust your gut? Do you trust its decisions? Chances are, sometimes you do and sometimes you don’t. You […]