Tag Archives: thinking

Design Thinking

Empathizing is not easy. It should wreck you! It should shake you to the core. And it has done just that to me--to my life. I am so grateful for the people who I have met, who have shared their struggles, because I have learned so much from them. It has strengthened and enlightened me--my entire life--and it started with my own mother.

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Zen and the Art of Innovation

For the past 53 years, Synecticsworld has been studying and applying the learning of the processes of collaboration, creativity, creative problem solving and innovation. As a one who has begun studying Buddhism in the last few years, I have been consistently drawn to the similarities amongst the behaviors (and motivations) that are needed for both.

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Protect Yourself From Conventional Wisdom!

Recently I wrote about the dangers of relying on conventional wisdom to make critical business decisions. I thought it would be fun to look at some actual examples from over the years. “This ‘telephone’ has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us.” Western Union Internal Memo, ...

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