The most successful people have learned that taking care of themselves first and foremost gives them the oxygen they need to think, to dream, to connect and to inspire.
If you’ve been in business for more than a few years, you have undoubtedly experienced a dysfunctional work marriage. Described here are four classic situations—along with what you can do about them.
Have you considered the idea that you might be having a middle-aged crisis? Here are seven signs you may be having one.
In this webinar replay, Mike Maddock talks about the topic of speed and innovation.
The best way to innovate: Three proven strategies that will work for big companies.
We’ve all heard some version of Aesop’s fable of the hare and the tortoise. It was written to pass on this simple message: Pragmatic plodding wins the race. Unfortunately, this lesson seems to be lost in most large companies trying to innovate today. The “need for speed” seems to be trumping common sense.
In his interview with Shalom Klein, Mike Maddock talks about innovation and his purpose to inspire and empower curiosity. Mike begins by telling us about his journey as a business owner and an entrepreneur.
If you spend enough time around entrepreneurs, you’ll notice they are more offended by some common words than most business people.
As seen on Forbes Don’t answer “no” too quickly. “The future ain’t what it used to be.” —Yogi Berra It is not often you get to coin a phrase to describe a pivotal business phenomena, but we got the chance with our book: Flirting With the Uninterested—Innovating in a “Sold, Not Bought” Category. In it we described a […]
Six Ideas For Spurring Creativity Our company has been recognized as having one of the “Coolest Offices” in Chicago on a number of occasions—most recently by Crain’s Chicago Business. We’re proud of the accolades because we worked hard to earn them. Years ago, we decided to make our workspace an innovation project, and with the […]