The Chinese Word for “Creativity”

The Chinese Word for “Creativity”

I used to frequently write #WorkplaceChinese posts, dissecting Chinese phrases to unearth multidimensional meanings. They’ve slowed down but recently, someone asked me to post about the Chinese word for “Creativity.” Great question, Jozef! The...
Stop the office gossip!

Stop the office gossip!

Gossip, whether whispered at desks, or shared loudly over drinks, is poison to the organization. Perhaps it feels ok because “what we’re saying is true.” Well… of course it’s true – because otherwise what you’re engaging in is...
The most important jobs, people shouldn’t see

The most important jobs, people shouldn’t see

I LOVED the film #suzume. Privileged to attend a private screening, every person in the fell in love with director Makoto Shinkai. He said so many wise and endearing things in his hour on stage. But it was when he made this statement that I became enraptured:...
Evaluating the BEST ideas.

Evaluating the BEST ideas.

Thanks so much to #INSEAD for having me on their Emerging Markets pod! I appreciated this great question about evaluating ideas as an agency leader. My answer? The best ideas have to touch my HEAD + HEART + SOUL. Read on to consider this framework for evaluating the...