Can You Focus?

Focus is where attention and work meet to create momentum. The mind of a creative person shifts and changes based on the intake of data and scenery. Focus can be hard to find sometimes. Alexander Graham Bell once said: “Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until…

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Does Your Team Have An Antagonist?

In reviewing the FLAVORS necessary for full creative teams another necessary flavor is the Antagonist. Most people immediately think that the role of the Antagonist is negative, but thats so far from true. Every team needs a creative Antagonist to keep them balanced, centered, and not intoxicated with their own ideas. Because Antagonists punch holes….

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Does Your Team Have An Enhancer

We talked recently about the need for every creative team, volunteer or staff, to have certain FLAVORS represented in order to be healthy and working at optimum impact. We talked about the FLAVORS of the Conceptualist, the Architect, and the Pioneer. Today I wanted to share about the Enhancer. An Enhancer simply makes ideas better….

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Everything We Do Is Leadership

I was asked the other day what is the biggest lesson that I am learning right now? The answer is simple. Everything I do is Leadership. What do I mean? Everything you say as a leader carries weight. Measure your words and your opinions. You set the tone. Every decision you make impacts other people. It is…

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Have You Ever Forgot To Lead?

Leadership is intangible, and therefore no weapon ever designed can replace it. – Omar N. Bradley There are a few traits that creative leaders have to remember. Sometimes we just need a little check up to remind us the influence that our leadership carries and the importance of our actions. What would you add to…

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Does Your Team Have An Architect

Every person who is part of your creative process should bring some FLAVOR to your team. We have talked about the importance of every full creative team having a Conceptualist as well as a Pioneer. It is also important to make sure there is someone on your team that can fill the role of the…

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