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Innovation

How to generate and get traction for new ideas – experimentation, design thinking, constraints analysis

Worstward Ho! Is That How You Spell F-A-I-L-U-R-E?

The above quote from Beckett’s penultimate novella has become a popular battle cry of enlightened…

You’re Among the Greats

The next time you fail, you will know that you are never alone. You’re among creative…

A Design Thinking Frame of Mind

Gain Empathy: Reflect Gain Empathy: Dig Deeper Reframe: Infer Insights Reframe: Set A Goal Creation:…

On Failure and Fun

In this video, Beth Kanter, discusses the prominent resistance to using failure in the nonprofit sector…

When You Might Want to Worry

It’s day four of our journey in the land of failure. To date, the news has…

It’s a Shark.

Our friend, Beck Tench, writes often about failure. About confronting it, admitting it and defining…

Setting Intention

Each morning during the Creative Community House, a cornerstone component to the Creative Community Fellows program, we…

Complex Problem? Fail Your Way to a Solution.

1. “You have to cast a wide net” 2. “’Practice failing” in a safe space’”…

The Story Behind Toy Story

Why are Pixar’s movies such a huge success? Creative successes might be more related to…

10 Reasons We Fail

There are a myriad of reasons that we fail, from plain bad luck to miscommunication…

Fail Better

Whenever possible, take on specific projects. Make detailed promises about what success looks like and…

Failure… without Platitudes

We talk about the positive consequences of failure as though they are naturally occurring, like your idea blows up in your face and you are suddenly imbued with insight and a blueprint for future success. It just doesn’t happen that way.