But excellence in asking the right questions is fast becoming an emerging, necessary, and long overdue skill for top performing leaders. And it’s a skill that more leaders need to acquire, according to Stanford professor Tina Seelig, author of the book, inGenius: A Crash Course on Creativity.
Seelig’s book details breakthrough ideas for how companies can boost creativity and their innovation hit rate. And the most common mistake that companies make every day, from the top down, according to Seelig?
Aurora Borealis OnLine
Aurora Borealis back on air from Greenland
By GLObal Robotic-telescopes Intelligent Array Via gloria-project.eu
The maximum of the solar activity is approaching! Like in 2012, an expedition to observe the Aurora Borealis from the south of Greenland will take place in the period 24-29 August. Named Shelios 2013, the expedition is promoted by the scientific-cultural association Shelios and is coordinated by its president Miquel Serra-Ricart, astronomer of the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands and member of the GLORIA Project. A daily broadcast from the surroundings of the Qaleraliq glacier will be available on the web.
Where there's muck there's brass: dumpster diving for a waste-free world
By Jo Confino via theguardian.com
"Science matters but the mystery is the incredibly power" cradle to cradle inventor Bill McDonough at
Cradle to cradle designer William McDonough tells Jo Confino how a new partnership linking design to dumpster contents will help eradicate waste.
The master moves like water to the low places that others disdain.
William McDonough, the creator of the cradle to cradle approach to design, quotes the ancient Chinese philosophical treatise the Tao Te Ching to describe the creation of an innovative collaboration he has formed with Waste Management, North America's largest environmental solutions provider and leading residential recycler.