Mark Correia

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This Weekly Meeting Took Up 300,000 Hours a Year

How much time does your organization squander? My colleagues and I gathered data about time use at one large company and found that people there spent <i>300,000 hours a year</i> just supporting the weekly executive committee meeting. Click the arrow below to find out where all those hours went:<p></p> …

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We Say We Like Creativity, but We Really Don’t

In the United States we are raised to appreciate the accomplishments of inventors and thinkers—creative people whose ideas have transformed our …

Why Companies Are Terrible At Spotting Creative Ideas

Cognitive biases can keep us from assessing creativity with a clear mind. Here’s how to get around them.<p>Editor’s Note<p>01/01/14<p>Happy New Year! We’re saying good-bye to 2013 by revisiting some of our favorite stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>In business, a creative idea is only worth as much as the manager …

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Deloitte Shift Index Series | Deloitte US

The Shift Index<p>The world around us is changing. Long-term trends, driven by public policy and the exponential rate of change in the digital …

This 13-Year-Old Just Became the Youngest Person Ever to Build a Nuclear-Fusion Reactor

Remember that whole "The Effect of Carbonated Cola Beverages on Human Teeth" experiment you did for your Science Fair? Yeah.<p>It started with the Internet.<p>"One day," Jamie Edwards recalls, "I was looking on the Internet for radiation or other aspects of nuclear energy." (As one does.) Through that …

Innovation is Not Creativity

My colleague Chris Trimble and I have polled hundreds of managers, asking them to define innovation. Usually, managers equate innovation with creativity. But innovation is not creativity. Creativity is about coming up with the big idea. Innovation is about executing the idea — converting the idea …

Has Daft Punk Saved EDM?

<b>Daft Punk’s</b> new album is a departure for <b>EDM</b>, but the thing about it that turns off hard core fans of electronic music just might cause the genre to grow larger than ever. As music’s latest trend runs it’s course, the French duo’s big hit <i>Random Access Memories</i> may be about to spark its …

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BU’s Pop Painter | BU Today | Boston University

While Molly Rosner wasn’t around for pop art’s heyday in the 1950s and 1960s, that hasn’t kept the 21-year-old artist and entrepreneur from letting …

Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombings | BU Today | Boston University

Few could have imagined last year’s Boston Marathon bombings. What the bombers themselves likely didn’t imagine was that they were attacking a city …

27 Insights About Creativity That Every Entrepreneur Should Read

We've compiled 27 great quotes from some of the world's most creative minds — and some recently departed ones — about what innovation really means and how we can bring it out.

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BRAIN Initiative Challenges Researchers to Unlock Mysteries of Human Mind

<i>Note: Want to learn more about the BRAIN Initiative? Watch Tom Kalil, Innovation Advisor; Dr. Francis Collins, Director of National Institutes of Health; and Dr. Arati Prabhakar, Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) discuss the new research effort in an Open for</i> …

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Resiliency, Risk, and a Good Compass: Tools for the Coming Chaos

Diver, entrepreneur, investor, author, occasional DJ, and head of MIT’s Media Lab, Joi Ito is a man in constant motion around the world, spreading …

3D Printer Testing at America Makes: An Old-Fashioned American Shootout

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Why Startups Should Steal Ideas and Hire Weirdos

“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty, because they didn’t really do …

How great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership -- starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples …

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Stop Using Your Inbox as a To-Do List

Do you leave emails in your inbox so that you remember to read or tackle them? If so, you’re using your email to manage your tasks—and those are actually two very different things. Using a separate task manager, one that ties in closely with your email, can help you spend less time sifting through …

Brainswarming: Because Brainstorming Doesn't Work

Training for Managers

As a manager, it is critical that you lead your organization effectively and efficiently. Boston University provides you with a broad range of …

Managing From the Middle

Shortly after I became an assistant vice president for academic affairs, I found myself at a boisterous faculty reception held immediately before our …