Myths Of Creativity: My Interview With David Burkus

November 19, 2013 4 Comments
Myths Of Creativity: My Interview With David Burkus

I’ve recommended the new book The Myths of Creativity by David Burkus, so I’m happy to also share with you the following interview with David: How did you become interested in creativity? I became interested in creativity and innovation as an offshoot of leadership. I started to research what characteristics the most innovative companies and [...]

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Accountability

November 5, 2013 6 Comments
Accountability

Accountability is the binding strength of interdependent relationships at work. We simply must hold people accountable. But for accountability to be legitimate, to have integrity, accountability has to start with ourselves. We have to begin by holding ourselves accountable and being open to being held accountable by all our constituents. The most effective leaders are [...]

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Book Review: The Myths of Creativity by David Burkus

October 27, 2013 2 Comments
Book Review: The Myths of Creativity by David Burkus

I’d like to highly recommend the book “The Myths of Creativity: The Truth About How Innovative Companies and People Generate Great Ideas” by David Burkus. I know David from LDRLB and like him a lot, he is the real deal and one of the truly nice guys in this business. You should know that I [...]

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Expectations And Promises

October 21, 2013 2 Comments
Expectations And Promises

If responsibility is the foundation, then expectations are the framework for healthy, interdependent relationships at work. Interdependent partners in effect look at each other and say “your expectations of me in this relationship are legitimate.” In unhealthy relationships, one person assumes the posture that “only my expectations of you are legitimate – your expectations of [...]

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