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SCAMPER Your Way To Creative Solutions

In the beginning it was the button.  Then came the zipper.  And then came velcro.  How? The ubiquitous “touch fastener” was invented about 40 years ago by a Swiss engineer named George

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Creativity Has No Limits

There are only three pure colors – red, blue and yellow – but look at what Michelangelo did with those three colors.  There are only seven notes, but look at what Chopin, Beethoven and Vivaldi

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Use Your Head To Get Your Foot In The Door

I love creativity, and one of the most fruitful uses of creativity is landing a job.  You have to set yourself apart from the crowd.  Whether the job market is hot, when jobs are plentiful,

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Jazz Up Your Sales Strategy

For some time a storekeeper had displayed in his window a card inscribed “Fishing Tickle.” A customer drew the proprietor’s attention to the spelling error.  “Hasn’t anyone told

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The World Is But A Canvas To Our Imagination

Walt Disney was a giant in the world of imagination.  On Saturdays, Disney took his daughters to a local park to ride the merry-go-round and play.  While sitting on a bench watching his children enjoy

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The ABCs of Creativity

Creativity fuels innovation, and innovation is essential to business.  So I’m sharing my thoughts on creativity, yet I’m using one of my favorite formulas:  a simple list of ABCs.  While the

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Creativity Killers Can Kill Your Business

Creative ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time. Those ideas often involve taking a risk or challenging conventional thinking. And that can be daunting to those who are perfectly satisfied

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Dr. Diane Hamilton: Legendary Leader Interview

Watch on YouTube Cliff Jones: Hello everybody. Cliff Jones, cofounder, managing partner of Harvey Mackay Academy and with us today is Dr. Diane Hamilton. Very dynamic author, speaker, and we’re

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How to Create Your Own Lucky Break

Mackay Maxim: It takes years to become an overnight success. Finding your way to the top takes more than dumb luck and chance.You need persistence, resourcefulness, and patience – and the ability

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