Consumer Culture

April 29, 2020

Solo Like a Pro

Quarantine tips from a real-life introvert It’s safe to say that most (if not all) of us have never experienced anything like COVID-19. Almost overnight, this infinitesimal scourge has wrought inexorable change in our everyday lives—how we work, how we interact, how we entertain ourselves. For some, it’s a struggle; the isolation is stifling.

April 29, 2020

3 Workouts to Exercise Your Creativity

I am a strong believer that creativity is a skill best realized when put into regular practice. Similar to an exercise routine, we may all be able to grind out a workout on occasion, but the more regularly we do it, the easier and more enjoyable it becomes—and the better the results.

April 28, 2020

From Procrastination to Productivity

Procrastination—the sneaky habit we’ve all fallen victim to since before we even knew there was a word for it. But now, in this new era of shifting work-life boundaries, dueling to-do lists and much comfier work attire, it’s plaguing some of us more than ever (speaking for a friend, of course).

April 27, 2020

The 4Cs Mindset Model: Finding Signals Through the Noise

The evolving new normal brings a range of unfamiliar, hard to describe feelings. These feelings often seem noisy and confusing. And this noise often leads to frustration as a result of having feelings that can’t be explained.

October 22, 2019

3 Trends Driving Healthcare Innovation

Years ago, patients would believe anything their doctors told them. Doctors were the ultimate authority and patients didn’t have the knowledge to push back or doubt them. You want to attach leeches to my arm while still covered in the blood of your previous patients? Sure doc, if you say so!

September 11, 2019

3 Ways to Build Sustainability into Your Innovation Pipeline

We see it everywhere: images of aquatic animals eating plastic bags, starving polar bears floating on a thin slab of ice, orphaned wildlife alone and lost in a decimated forest. No matter where we look, we are faced with the glaring negative effects of human activity on our planet.

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