The 4 Core Principles of the Design Sprint Process

And how it drives more innovation than meetings. When it comes to innovation, meetings don’t have a great reputation. Research compiled by TED shows that “50% of people find meetings to be unproductive” and “25% of meetings are spent discussing irrelevant issues.” There’s real economic impact for bad meetings too. According to the same researchContinue reading “The 4 Core Principles of the Design Sprint Process”

How to Reframe Obstacles as Opportunities for Curiosity

Space is a heck of a place to run into problems. In the 1995 movie Apollo 13 there’s an iconic scene in which NASA Flight Director, Gene Kranz, (played by Ed Harris) draws a map of the Earth and Moon on a blackboard. It had been two days into the mission when an oxygen tankContinue reading “How to Reframe Obstacles as Opportunities for Curiosity”

Peter’s Links of the Week (Jan. 31 – Feb. 6)

Popular links from the week: How Big Data Is Changing Disruptive Innovation (Harvard Business Review) How Mindfulness Improves Executive Coaching (Harvard Business Review) Why are millennials turning to payday loans and pawn shops? (PBS Newshour) ‘Everyone could know what I was doing’: the millennials not using social media (The Guardian) Productivity tip of the week: KeyboardContinue reading “Peter’s Links of the Week (Jan. 31 – Feb. 6)”

Links of the Week (Oct. 25-31)

Links of the Week is a selection of articles and blog posts about #EmployeeEngagement, #Millennials, and #Leadership that were the most popular on my Twitter feed this week. I’ve added some personal thoughts and opinions to the links below as well. Enjoy! #1 Why Millennials Are the C-Suite’s Secret Weapon for Innovation (The Wall Street Journal) TheContinue reading “Links of the Week (Oct. 25-31)”