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How Creative Thinking Gets Killed by Team Members - 8 Fatal Blows

A recent Brainzooming post on positive creative thinking skills from team members led to discussion about what the opposite behaviors are – team …

10 Questions to Ask Before Quitting Your Day Job to Run Your Own Company

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The dream of being one's own boss is what leads many people to start businesses, but leaving your bread-and-butter job to fulfill that vision is a move that shouldn't be made hastily.<p>In his book, <i>Quitter: Closing the Gap Between</i> …

Entrepreneurship

How Entrepreneurs Think Differently and You Should Too

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a curious bunch.<p>They come in all shapes, sizes, genders and backgrounds. They get up at dawn. They're the first ones to the office and the last ones to leave. They use productivity apps, network their tooshes …

Entrepreneurship

10 Creative Ways To Make Money Online

If you’d claimed it was possible for the average guy on the street to <i>make millions of dollars online</i> just a decade ago, the chances are good you’d …

Small Business

50 Cents 4 Lessons For Success In Business & In Life

Success comes from seeking an advantage in each and every encounter, here the US rapper <i>50 Cent</i> offers indispensable advice on how to win.<p>‘The …

Before Wild Creativity, Get Grounded in Strategy First

Do you have a false sense of your own creativity?<p>I see a lot of business people who do, and they can easily cripple themselves and their …

Creativity

Strategic Thinking Exercises – More than 200 Strategic Planning Questions

Productive strategic thinking exercises are at the heart of The Brainzooming Group methodology. Great brainstorming and strategic planning questions …

Management

How to Generate Ideas For Your YouTube Videos

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Entrepreneur Magazine's Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business<i>, marketing and public relations consultant Jason Rich show you how to master the secrets of successful "YouTubers" and put your brand, product or service</i> …

Marketing

12 Myths about Starting a Business

1. I need to write a business plan before I start.<p>No, you don’t. Start-ups are so unpredictable that writing a business plan is a pointless exercise. …

Creating Strategic Impact – 12 Ideas for Spicing Up Strategic Planning in the Boardroom via the Bedroom

The VP of Operations at a potential client for The Brainzooming Group asked what we do to ensure healthy strategic conversations among a senior …

Skilled for Life?: The Training Americans Need to Succeed

The recently released Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and National Center for Education Statistics survey of cognitive and workplace skills confirms the unfortunate truth about America's poor standing among the world's industrialized nations. Adults in the U.S. scored …

Tips for Beating the Clock in the Classroom

Now count that each class instead of 55 minutes is 45 minutes because of the five minutes of taking roll and getting the class started and five …

Lessons for educators: which countries are miles ahead in professional development?

From maths pedagogy in Singapore to social and emotional learning in Sweden, <b>Martin Williams</b> profiles who's leading innovation in education<p>Teaching is an international issue and, increasingly, teachers are looking abroad for ideas about professional development.<p>Whether you're trying to improve a …