Tag Archives: creativity skills

Innovation resource and a four leafed clover

24 Sep

Here’s a great resource for innovation and creativity. Nonprofits and small communities are not the target audience, but the tools really apply to these settings. These are the kinds of ideas and tools that I use while working with groups to design new initiatives, troubleshoot strategy, and adapt existing projects to advance their vision here in the Pacific Northwest.


Crisis of creativity?

25 Aug

While global CEOs flag “creativity” as today’s most essential leadership competency, we’re losing ground in terms of preparing future generations in the United States to hone their creativity skills. Or are we?


Creativity is the most important leadership skill, say 1500 global CEOs

15 Jul

To better understand emerging global business trends, IBM has conducted extensive personal interviews with chief executive officers every two years since 2004. According to the 2010 report, CEOs cite “creativity” as the most important leadership quality for business success in the next five years. Drawing on their insights, here’s my take on what makes a creative leader for communities and nonprofits as well.