7 Ways to Ruin a Brainstorming Session

A good brainstorming session basically requires a good moderator, a clear goal, and participants that are open to ideas, good problem solvers, and respectful of other people’s opinions. Even with…

Why Great Ideas Come While Taking A Shower

Some of my best ideas come while taking a shower for some reason. Sometimes a solution would pop up for a problem I’ve been trying to solve for days. Sometimes…

Mindful Productivity

During a brainstorming session, I had a difficult time connecting to my client. His mind seemed to be pre-occupied on other things. We would talk about a problem, and then…

Facebook and Occam’s Razor

Every month or two, the employees at Facebook run what are known as Hackathons. For 24 hours straight, all the participants try to work on a new project that could…

9 Tips on Conducting Productive Brainstorming Sessions

Brainstorming by yourself is one thing. Brainstorming with a group of people has its own challenges. I personally love facilitating brainstorming sessions. It’s like orchestrating a chaotic storm of ideas….

The Solution is in the Problem

One of my clients came to me with the goal of trying to get into the craft business. For now, let’s call him Dale. Like many entrepreneurial artists, Dale had…