3 Tips To Help Improve Creativity

Fuel for inspiration. Every week CEOs contact me for brain-based techniques to increase their innovation momentum, to expedite product and service development, to streamline customer input in the process of creation. How do we do this? Read on. 1. Create a culture of innovation The number one problem we see in cultures of low innovation is…

Looks Like Chicago Has The Most Online Cheaters

I probably would have guessed NYC. Chicago may be best known for deep dish pizza and extremely cold winters — but now it’s been named the city with the most active online cheaters. According to Victoria Milan, a website for attached people looking to cheat, Chicago is the city with the most active online users.…

10 Quotations To Inspire Struggling Entrepreneurs

These are good for a pick-me-up. Being a successful entrepreneur is about approaching your success journey as a marathon, not a sprint. However, if you’ve actually run a marathon, you know the high of the excitement at the starting line and the low of mile 18 when you think you just can’t take one more…

LaunchPodium: A Startup Staffed By Ex-Cons

I wish them all the best. The sleek San Francisco office of tech startup LaunchPodium is a big step up for two of its staffers. Tulio Cardozo, 32, and Caleb Hunter, 35, were inmates at California’s infamous San Quentin State Prison. But today, their lives are similar to 20-somethings across Silicon Valley: They’re trying to…

Fortunately, ‘Game Of Thrones’ Lego Mini-Figs Exist

You can’t go wrong when you combine Lego and Game of Thrones. “Dragons! Knights! Totally inappropriate family relations! Join the adventure as these brave fighters cross swords with some of the most fearsome foes in the realm. Whether defending their kingdom or clamoring for the crown, these minifigs are ready for a battle royale to…