Creativity and Education: Why it Matters

In case you need convincing…
Creative thinking deserves a much higher priority in education curricula, according to college-educated professionals surveyed in new research by Adobe. […]

Decision-making in the yellow-light zone

Decision-making is easy at a red or green light, but what about the yellow light? An aha moment coaching a client.
One of my roles […]

Are you too Busy to Innovate?

When I ask corporate clients what their biggest barrier to innovation is, they mostly say they are too busy to innovate —must be why this widely-circulated cartoon […]

How to Create a Haiku Poem

Start with a haiku walkabout

I participated in a haiku workshop recently at Vancouver’s Cherry Blossom Festival in Vandusen Gardens. Poet Michael Dylan Welch led […]

April is National Poetry Month

What is poetry good for?
Good poetry causes me to pause, reflect and decipher. The alchemical moment occurs when I feel illuminated in some way […]