Leveraging Diversity On Your Team

Jul 27, 2017

How can you best leverage the diversity on your team? First, you must focus on and recognize the inner strengths, unique gifts, and talents each individual brings to the team. Every human being is physically, emotionally, and mentally unique. As Farshad Asl said, “There is an amazing beauty and strength in diversity. Everyone has something special to offer . . . The key is the culture of unity and team work.” 


Maximizing Innovation

Jul 03, 2017

Using the process of Design Thinking is an effective strategy for maximizing innovation. Design Thinking is a creative methodology used to solve complex problems and find desirable solutions through analysis and imagination. A design mindset is important to innovation because it is solution-focused, and action-oriented. According to Tim Brown, author of Change by Design (2009), “design thinking will help you explore more ideas more quickly than you could otherwise.” He recommends seeking outside help to expand an innovation team.