Einstein’s Problem-Solving Formula, And Why You’re Doing It All Wrong

This Fast Company article, by Drake Baer, caught my attention. It’s a Stop Life Lens’ delight. Contemplation. Reflection. Analysis. All soothing words to & strengths of a Stop Life Lens™. Too much efficiency (a.k.a. being hellbent on action) can stifle innovation. Check out the excerpts below or click on the full article above. When asked […]


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‘Organizing in the Google Era’ – a review of Douglas Merrill’s book

Douglas Merrill, author of Getting Organized in the Google Era, has creds.  He has a PhD in cognitive science, he’s the former CIO at Google, the former President of EMI Music’s digital unit and current CEO & co-founder of ZestCash.com.  Equally important the approach he takes in his book is funny, funky and surprisingly tender […]


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In branding higher learning, it’s out with the old school

Caption: Einstein didn’t own a hairbrush either Check out the Globe and Mail article by Simon Houpt ‘In branding higher learning, iti’s out with the old school’.  He talks a bit about work I did with one of our clients, Simon Fraser University. I did a workshop with the student recruiters (the folks who go […]


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