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Right Brain Thinking

Houston, We Have a Leadership Problem

Silvia Damiano | Posted 09.19.2014 | Business
Silvia Damiano

If companies want to make a real change, they can start by expanding their definition of leadership success to address the current built-in gender biases that subordinate the leadership competencies in which many women excel.

For Students, a Picture is Worth 1,000 Words

Tim Elmore | Posted 08.31.2013 | Parents
Tim Elmore

Last week, I reflected on the time in my childhood when my sisters and I loved to "play" school. Over time, our love of school changed. The "like" tur...

Left-Brain Schools in a Right-Brain World

Tim Elmore | Posted 08.25.2013 | Parents
Tim Elmore

More and more, our world is driven by right-brain thought. Sadly, consider what's happening today in schools. With a poor economy, budget cuts are being made across the country. The first courses dropped by public schools are right brain courses: art, music, and drama.

Why It's Tough to Innovate in Business: We're "Left-Brained"

Bill Donius | Posted 01.20.2013 | Business
Bill Donius

Neuroscientific research indicates that it becomes increasingly difficult to break out of our existing mindsets. Fortunately, however, it is still possible to train our brains to think differently without either dropping acid or traveling to India. (If you've read Steve Jobs' biography, you'll understand.)

Ten Takeaways From my Life as a CEO

Bill Donius | Posted 11.13.2011 | Impact
Bill Donius

Hard work, heroics and hubris are all part of a successful career trajectory. Here are some lessons I learned over the past thirty years, listed in no particular prioritized order.

Making the Left- & Right-Brain Work Together: It's Good Business

Hamish McLennan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Hamish McLennan

The business of marketing is being driven by two seemingly contradictory impulses. Marketers know painfully well that engaging consumers is not only what you know, but how you express it.

Creativity Can Save the World

Dave Howe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dave Howe

In our bleak economic times, perhaps the only thing many people are fantasizing about is how to pay their bills or keep their jobs. But we need escapism now more than ever -- not just for entertainment, but for inspiration.