How Aristotle Can Help You Sell Better

[This article originally appeared on the American Express Open Forum] I was recently in the market for a new car. I had narrowed down my list of prospects and went out for some test drives. At the car dealerships, each sales person immediately jumped enthusiastically into sharing...

Your Brain Is Killing Innovation

[This article originally appeared on the American Express Open Forum] Humans are the only species that can develop creative ideas. Our evolved brain is our best ally in the search for novel solutions. Unfortunately, the human brain is also the greatest enemy of innovation. But...

My Interview on IdeaConnection

Vern Burkhardt is one of the best interviewers in the innovation space. I am pleased to have spent time with him for a two-part interview. Here are the first two questions/answers for the first interview. At the end you can follow the link to the IdeaConnection website for the...

Why You Should Work With People You Don’t Like

[This article originally appeared on the American Express Open Forum] Contrary to “conventional wisdom,” opposites don’t do NOT attract. While individuals who are different than you might initially seem intriguing, in the long run these differences will invariably push you apart....

The Return of the Blogger…

The manuscript went to the publisher, and so now I can return back to my blogging.  Moving forward, I will be blogging at least twice a week with those article being posted on the American Express OPEN Forum.  I will also try to add some unique content here on this site,...
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