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The Currency of Success - Interpersonal Intelligence™

5 Steps to Creative Thinking

Recently, with the downturn in the economy precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, I’ve observed a corresponding downturn in business peoples’ ability to think creatively. Ironically, right at the time when more creativity is most needed. Creative thinking is the economy’s fuel – discovery, invention, and entrepreneurism. Geniuses produce because they think fluently and flexibly.Michael Michalko Read More >

Toxic Colleagues: Dealing with Their Negativity

In any organization, there are some who are opposed to any change, even positive change. They have often worked within the same structure for years, and it provides their comfort zone. They can be toxic colleagues. Most people, though, are resistive to change not because they actively oppose development, but because they are simply anxious. Read More >

Take a Free Leadership Assessment

A recent executive briefing I wrote titled, “Six Traits of Effective Leadership,” elicited many responses. One response predominated and that went something like this, “Well Carl, those are great traits to aspire to and it’s easy to say, ‘Sure…that’s me.’ However, if I don’t want to fool myself is there a quick and dirty way Read More >

8 Tips for Spurring Innovation

Steven Johnson is an author credited with the keen ability to examine the intersection of science, technology and personal experience in his work. In 2010, he did the same on stage in his TED Talk: Where Good Ideas Come From. In it, he said, “If you look at history, innovation doesn’t come just from giving people Read More >