Article

Why Co-Creation is the New Leadership Style

Chris Deaver and Ian Clawson are co-founders of BraveCore, a consulting firm for helping companies harness the power of co-creation. They co-host the podcast Lead with a Question. After a dream career at Apple and Disney, Deaver began coaching C-suite executives and influencing Fortune 500 companies. Clawson has spent the last decade leading culture transformation in […]

Why Co-Creation is the New Leadership Style Read More →

6 Ways to Lead in Business with More Creativity and Collaboration

EXPERT OPINION BY MARTIN ZWILLING, FOUNDER AND CEO, STARTUP PROFESSIONALS Most business professionals believe that if they alone work harder and smarter, they will reap their dream rewards. Yet I often see this approach creating silos, selfishness, and a lonely work life. I believe it is time for more working together, co-creativity, and supportive leadership in the workplace, as

6 Ways to Lead in Business with More Creativity and Collaboration Read More →

Co-Creation in Hyperdrive: Why a “Brave Space” Should be Your New Skunk Works

Excerpted with permission from BRAVE TOGETHER: Lead by Design, Spark Creativity, and Shape the Future with the Power of Co-Creation (McGraw-Hill) by Chris Deaver and Ian Clawson. We all crave it: connection, openness, belonging. But more than that, we all crave the permission to be brave enough to share what we feel and know we are

Co-Creation in Hyperdrive: Why a “Brave Space” Should be Your New Skunk Works Read More →

Feel Stuck? Changing Your Outlook on Life Comes Down to Asking 3 Powerful Questions

EXPERT OPINION BY MARCEL SCHWANTES, INC. CONTRIBUTING EDITOR AND FOUNDER, LEADERSHIP FROM THE CORE More people are feeling stuck in their work and life. According to Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace: 2023 Report, 85 percent of people are disengaged. They may be facing broken cultures, toxic bosses, troubled relationships, or the real prospect of a job loss. How

Feel Stuck? Changing Your Outlook on Life Comes Down to Asking 3 Powerful Questions Read More →

Combat Toxic Leadership with the Power of Shared Mentoring

by Chris Deaver and Ian Clawson (12-5-23) Employees are now realizing they can stand up to toxic leaders in ways they never have before. People are rejecting certain aspects of workplace culture, as seen with The Great Resignation and “quiet quitting” trends. But it still doesn’t solve the mess many companies are in. Employees and customers view

Combat Toxic Leadership with the Power of Shared Mentoring Read More →

Most meetings are terrible. Here are 5 ways to improve them

BY CHRIS DEAVER AND IAN CLAWSON 5 MINUTE READ One of the best ways to change work-life experiences for the better is to reimagine our meetings. We should rethink their purpose, goals, and desired outcomes. We should focus on the experience itself—not the organization, but the minds and hearts of the people. Why are most meetings so

Most meetings are terrible. Here are 5 ways to improve them Read More →

Here’s One Important Skill HR Should Focus On With Generative AI

October 24, 2023 – by Vicki Salemi Contributor Artificial intelligence, AI, is the prevalent water cooler buzz lately from workers to HR professionals, but the reality is that it’s been around for several decades. And according to McKinsey’s Global Survey of AI from 2022, the buzz is real: AI adoption has more than doubled since 2017.

Here’s One Important Skill HR Should Focus On With Generative AI Read More →

Better, Together: The Power of Co-Creative Leadership

October 10, 2023 by Chris Deaver and Ian Clawson How can we continue to inspire our people? What will it take to empower them? The answer: co-creative leadership. The command-and-control style of leadership makes employees feel afraid to suggest creative ideas and solutions. Their out-of-touch tactics are part of the reason why people feel stuck. And

Better, Together: The Power of Co-Creative Leadership Read More →

Scroll to Top