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Gerardo Alvarez-Franyutti shares a conversation he had with ChatGPT about Salvador Dali that reveals the software’s “thoughts” on creative genius. The following are excerpts from my conversation with ChatGPT regarding Salvador Dali’s genius: GAF: Salvador Dalí, the enigmatic genius, captivated the art world. Can you tell me a little bit about him? ChatGPT: Salvador Dalí […]

If ‘free time’ is a long forgotten concept, Susan Hamilton Meier offers a few ways to escape the confinement of the mind.   In a world where many of us are fundamentally rethinking the need to be tethered to the traditional constraints of “work” and people around the world are fighting for rights they yearn for […]


In this interview with Lawrence Yeo, Paul Millerd explores visual storytelling, creativity, and the concept of the practical creator. Being an undeclared major till his senior year of college, Lawrence didn’t really know what he wanted to do. After looking up which jobs make the most money, he decided to declare as an economics major, […]


If you feel you need to up the mental input at work, Jared Simmons has the solution.  Albert Einstein was famous for using thought experiments to consider abstract ideas. These were hypothetical situations that would help him to develop simple theories to explain the complex forces in our universe. His theory of special relativity came […]


Susan Hamilton Meier shares an evergreen post on why it pays to play in all things, including branding. We’re well into fall, and while the weather here in New York remains lovely enough, my work ethic tells me it’s time to buckle down and really get some work done. No more playing around. Summer is […]

Stephen Wunker takes strategic advice from a fashion icon to discover how his creative process could be applied to business innovation.  Backpacks and duffel bags used to be boring. When David BenDavid was a fresh graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York in the early 2000s, the mundaneness of these items struck […]

In this article, Shelli Baltman shares some of the critical drivers and creative strategies that she has observed link directly to innovation success.   Choose your innovation team thoughtfully Any number of books have been written about successful innovation processes, approaches, tools, requirements and techniques, but in my experience the single most important determining factor […]


Paul Millerd shares eleven timeless insights on the value of life and work options. #1 Valuation & Options On The Pathless Path When I listen to my own podcasts, I am often surprised at how I don’t fully remember everything from the conversation. This can be embarrassing until you realize that this happens in many […]

If you feel guilty for reading fiction, Amanda Setili’s article on how fiction books can improve leadership skills will remove guilt. Put your feet up and enjoy. I’m deep into The Expanse book series, and it never ceases to amaze me how many insights and inspirations I get from reading fiction, especially science fiction. Fiction […]