Tag: making ideas happen
Working on a project? Listen to the owners.
In “The math of action” we talked about how action matters as much as creativity for impact. One way to apply this is to filter others’ input through the lens of action and ownership. We often celebrate ideas, but ideas are cheap – implementation makes the difference. In brainstorming sessions, it’s good to hear a wide…
The math of action
How many times have you sat in a meeting where hundreds of great ideas are tossed around, but in the end, not much happens? In his book Making Ideas Happen, Scott Belsky repeats the adage that creativity (or productivity, progress in our projects, and growth in relationships) is 2% inspiration and 98% perspiration. He looks further…