• The Brainstorming Myth

    “Introverts Unite! Separately. In your own homes.” – T-shirt In her book, Quiet, Susan Cain argues with passion (and data) that we dramatically undervalue introverts. You know, the 30% or so of us quieter, more introspective thinkers whose ideas often get trample by louder, “stronger” voices. And this is a problem, she says, because studies […]

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  • The Beautiful Question

    “Always the beautiful answer who asks a more beautiful question.” – e. e. cummings If you’ve ever watched the improv comedy show “Whose Line is it Anyway?” you’ve probably seen the game called “Questions Only” in which two comics act out a scene using, well, only questions. The first comic to respond with a declarative […]

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  • Break an Egg

    No mother thinks her baby is ugly. Don’t get me wrong. All new life is beautiful. But, let’s be honest, some babies are just better looking than others… unless the little bundle is yours, of course, in which case, “isn’t she just the most adorable creature you’ve ever seen?” In his book, “Predictably Irrational” Dan […]

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