Month: March 2011

Exploring the Impact of Prejudice & Discrimination

Over the years, I have shown the video A Class Divided in my diversity sessions, as a way to explore prejudice and discrimination. A Class Divided is about an Iowa schoolteacher who, the day after Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in 1968, gave her third-grade students a first-hand experience in the meaning of discrimination. This is the story of what she taught the children, and the impact that lesson had on their lives. Whenever I have shown it, it has had Read more...

Mindmapping Tool for iphone & ipad

I recently got an ipad and discovered a great mind mapping tool called iThoughtsHD that I absolutely love. I have been using it to create my workshops and to help my coaching clients in identifying what is important to them. It is creative and easy to use. I highly recommend it. For a tutuorial on how to use it check out

World Future Society Seeking Innovators

The World Future Society is one of my favorite websites (check them out at For those of you out there who are inventors and innovators you might want to check out their "Futurists:BetaLaunch" initiative. Futurists:BetaLaunch is a unique opportunity for inventors and innovators to share their creations in a hands-on, up-close-and-personal format with the ~1,000 futurists converging at WorldFuture 2011, the annual conference of the World Future Society, in Vancouver, Canada on July 8-10, 2011. Learn more about it Read more...

Bringing Creativity Into Relationships

The quality of our lives pivots on the quality of relationships to ourselves, to other individuals, and to the world. Studies have shown that we are healthier in mind and body when we are in positive relationships. We propose using creativity to generate a better quality of life using relationships as a medium. To learn more about how to bring creativity into relationship, read our full article. (more…)

The Corporate Bill of Rights for Creativity

Here are 12 corporate bill of rights related to creativity. Post them on your wall and practice them daily. Everyone is creative. All ideas are welcome and deserve a hearing. Creativity is part of every job description. Premature closure and excessive judgment are cardinal sins. Creativity is about finding balance between art and discipline. Creativity involves openness to a wide range of inputs. Experiments must be encouraged. Noble failure is honorable, poor implementation or bad choices are not. Creativity involves Read more...