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How a Culture of Continuous Feedback Drives Employee Engagement

Photo by Adam Jang on Unsplash written by Samawat Shakil The shift from an industrial to a knowledge economy has had a far-reaching impact across the socio-economic spectrum. Employee engagement, and the concept of learning as a continuous, career-long process, have led to a paradigm shift in the way organizations think about the modern work-force. While [...]

By |2019-09-28T07:53:24-04:00September 28th, 2019|Creative Problem Solving|Comments Off on How a Culture of Continuous Feedback Drives Employee Engagement

When You Get Fired or Fail Big, This is How You Bounce Forward 

From LinkedIn, Adam Grant discusses how to bounce back from being fired in a unique way.  He talks about how relationships fail.  Adam writes: As we researched and wrote the book, one of the big “aha” moments happened when Sheryl told me about something she learned from a late friend of hers, a therapist. I always [...]

By |2017-11-26T10:21:44-05:00October 18th, 2017|Creative Problem Solving|Comments Off on When You Get Fired or Fail Big, This is How You Bounce Forward 

I Want to Be Happy! 41 Things That Will Make You Happier

  From Self Development Secrets, Rebecca Temsen shares her recommendations for 41 things that will make you happier.   These are my top nine from her list: 3. Talk to an old friend We all have friends with whom we have lost touch. Some of these friends are gone because of bad blood. Others though, [...]

By |2017-05-12T11:09:14-04:00May 12th, 2017|Creative Problem Solving|Comments Off on I Want to Be Happy! 41 Things That Will Make You Happier

Stop Saying “You are so Smart”

Carol Dweck's work teaches us to praise effort instead of intelligence. This shift requires a change in language.   Lord Yeung shares the following terrific infographic that offers 30 things to say instead of saying "You're so Smart".     Thanks to schoolhousedivas for creating this infographic.    

By |2016-01-17T11:58:27-05:00January 20th, 2016|Creative Problem Solving|0 Comments

How ‘twisted’ early childhood education has become — from a child development expert

From the Washington Post, Valerie Strauss shares a speech by Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood development expert and professor emerita of education at Lesley University.  Nancy Carlsson-Page said: So never in my wildest dreams could I have foreseen the situation we find ourselves in today. Where education policies that do not reflect what we know about how young [...]

By |2016-01-17T12:00:23-05:00December 2nd, 2015|Creative Problem Solving|0 Comments

The Power of belief — mindset and success

Eduardo Briceno discusses the power of a growth mindset in this TedxTalk The way we understand our intelligence and abilities deeply impacts our success. Based on social science research and real life examples, Eduardo Briceño articulates how mindset, or the understanding of intelligence and abilities, is key. When students or adults see their abilities as [...]

By |2015-11-05T06:20:41-05:00November 4th, 2015|Creative Problem Solving|0 Comments

Creative Problem Solving – the Osborn-Parnes model

Aleksandra Kovachevic Aleksandra Kovachevic provides a description of the process for creative problem solving developed by Dr. Sidney J. Parnes and Alex Osborn. Creative problem solving When confronted with an obstacle in life, whether business or personal, people either bang their head against the wall if the solution isn’t blatantly obvious, or they [...]

By |2015-10-10T20:57:06-04:00September 23rd, 2015|Creative Problem Solving|0 Comments