Happy Birthday, Thomas Jefferson!

2019-11-14T15:38:44-05:00Categories: think|Tags: , |

Thomas Jefferson was a very remarkable man who started learning very early in life and never stopped. At 5, began studying under his cousin's tutor. At 9, studied Latin, Greek and French. At 14, studied classical literature and additional languages. At [...]

Brainstorming = Finding Better Options

2019-11-14T15:38:46-05:00Categories: SandBlog, solve, think|Tags: |

Your spouse asks you to stop by the grocery store and pick up a nice, ripe tomato for this evening's dinner. You make your way to the produce department, to the bin of tomatoes. To your disappointment, there's only one tomato [...]

Four Stages In The Vintage Creative Thought Process

2019-11-14T15:38:53-05:00Categories: create, grow, SandBlog, solve, think|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When the German physiologist and physicist Hermann Helmholtz was seventy years old [in 1898], he was asked at his birthday party to analyze his thought processes. Later, Graham Wallas, in his [1926] book The Art of Thought, formulated Helmholtz's ideas into [...]

Innovation Report By Google

2019-11-14T15:38:56-05:00Categories: think|Tags: , , , |

Google has just published "Think Quarterly" and the Q3'11 is their Innovation Issue. As the cover welcome note states... ...We've curated big ideas from heads of industry, leading experts and our homegrown visionaries -- all to help guide your own thinking. [...]

Get Your Brand Bearings

2019-11-14T15:38:57-05:00Categories: create, SandBlog, solve, think|Tags: , |

At times, has your company or team ever felt lost at sea? I recently built an exercise for a company that was ready to grow... and while they had goals in mind - a destination - they weren't sure where they [...]