Combustion just returned from a jam-packed coupla days at the Corporate Learning Network Conference in Orlando where we shared our Forward From Thinking™ concepts with L&D leaders from around the world. The room was a veritable United Nations – with participants from across Africa, Europe,… Read More »Forward From Thinking Rules!
It’s not new news that one of the theories of creative collaboration is based on the improv technique of “yes and…”. For anyone unfamiliar with this – the basic idea is, rather than shutting down someone’s idea or imposing your own, you’re supposed to bring… Read More »There’s More to ‘Yes And’ Than Meets the ‘I’
There’s nothing like a cheesy sports analogy to make a point. So here we go. Just like in any A-league team, there are certain players who are celebrated for their amazing gifts. Beckham. Nash. Halladay. These guys are superheroes – able to personally achieve incredible… Read More »Why Problem Solving Is a Team Sport
Desperately Seeking Combustion When you talk to business leaders like I do everyday, you start to get an eerie sense that perhaps they all work for the same universal company. They share the same fears, problems, barriers and ambitions. And they all approach them the… Read More »Ignite (Words from a Creative Fire Starter)