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Taking Innovation Beyond Buzz Word

Innovation is the word of the day. From the classroom to the boardroom to the White House, it is being invoked as a mantra for leadership and success. All well and good. But how does one foster an environment that encourages new thinking and nurtures the pioneers who will exercise it? Coaching can provide a […]

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Six Hats for All the Thinking Angles

This guest post is by Jane Perdue, founder of Braithwaite Innovation Group and a leadership and women’s issues consultant. Jane is @thehrgoddess on Twitter and can also be found doing elearning at Get Your BIG On. Managers and executive coaches can benefit from the six hat thinking model in formulating questions around a coaching challenge. […]

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Risks and Rainbows

I was thinking about a California trip I made this past March during days of record and unrelenting rains. I was with my daughter the day we arrived in Santa Barbara, and the downpours had temporarily halted. We had plans to go to the Santa Ynez wine country sometime during our stay. My daughter suggested […]

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