Low tech brainstorming

Low tech brainstorming

Crowd-sourcing, mind-mapping and apps can be valuable tools when you need to tap the wisdom of many minds. The fine folks at Brains on Fire remind us that we don’t need technology to build upon one another’s ideas. This tech-savvy organization keeps it...
Tidy desk = better results?

Tidy desk = better results?

I just took one of those goofy quizzes on Facebook. This one was about the tidiness of my desk. Result? Clean up your act. That got me thinking (not cleaning). Does a tidy desk make you more productive? This article from the New York Times, which quoted a study...
Cloud gazing

Cloud gazing

Today’s blog is written by Humanergy’s newest addition – Michelle VanderMeer, executive coach and leadership development facilitator extraordinaire! In my family, we have a long standing tradition of lying on the ground, looking up at the sky and...
Do nothing

Do nothing

Once again, our friends at Brains on Fire have given us a well-needed kick in the pants. This post has inspired me to get off the frenzied, always-be-productive treadmill that has been my life. When was the last time I spent a chunk of time with no agenda, nothing...