The Trump Test: Would You Get Fired?

The Trump Test: Would You Get Fired?
I was watching The Celebrity Apprentice last week, and I had an “aha” moment. At the end of the episode, Donald Trump was asking each of the teams whether they thought their project manager was a good leader. I realized that the skills Mr. […]

By |April 30th, 2013|Featured|2 Comments

Boredom, to be or not to be?

Boredom, to be or not to be?
I recently read an article on the BBC website by Hannah Richardson about boredom in children and I was intrigued. The thrust of the article was that, “Children should be allowed to get bored.”

As a kid, I don’t ever remember being bored, except maybe […]

By |April 16th, 2013|Featured|0 Comments

Who You Spend Time With Is Who You Become

Who You Spend Time With Is Who You Become
Wow…I just love this phrase! I first heard Who you spend time with is who you become from Nido Qubein, a renowned business expert and the President of High Point University in North Carolina. I was at a business conference watching a […]

By |April 7th, 2013|Featured|2 Comments

The Power of Mentorship on the Path to Success

The Power of Mentorship on the Path to Success
Perhaps the best way to learn is to take advantage of the experience and knowledge of those who have already done what we are trying to do. When we are in school, we are often willing to accept the value of a […]

By |March 27th, 2013|Featured|0 Comments

What is the Difference between Knowing and Understanding?

What is the Difference between Knowing and Understanding?
I recently read a discussion on LinkedIn about this question and it reminded me of why the arts are so important to preparing children for their future.

Knowing in its traditional North American definition, means being familiar with something. Having the facts in your […]

By |February 22nd, 2013|Featured|3 Comments

Art Imitating Life: 5 Life Lessons Learned from The Wizard of Oz

Art Imitating Life: 5 Life Lessons Learned from The Wizard of Oz
I was at the theatre last week with my mom and cousin to see a production of The Wizard of Oz. I grew up watching the movie and as a huge musical theatre fan, I was excited to watch […]

By |January 28th, 2013|Featured|0 Comments

Creating Conditions for Creativity

Creating Conditions for Creativity
A recent article in the New York Times by Patricia Cohen about Chuck Close, reminded me of the importance of a concept I learned about in art school called ‘enabling constraints’. Basically, this concept means that constraints can actually enable things to happen. This might seem illogical […]

By |January 14th, 2013|Featured|3 Comments

My Top 10 Key Lessons of 2012

My Top 10 Key Lessons of 2012
Wow! It has been just over a year since The Artistic Edge was born and it is hard to believe that in that time we’ve added new resources, the Connecting With My Future interview series, two new bloggers and of course, a book!

As I […]

By |January 1st, 2013|Featured|2 Comments

Reflecting on the Sandy Hook Tragedy

Reflecting on the Sandy Hook Tragedy
It is incredible how we can be going about our day and then something happens to give us a jolt that reminds us how precious life really is. Friday morning, in a picturesque small town in Connecticut that is exactly what happened. I know the […]

By |December 17th, 2012|Featured|0 Comments

Relational Capital – How Much Do You Have?

Relational Capital – How Much Do You Have?
In my last post I mentioned that I was at a business conference, Mega Partnering. Well, I’ve been back for about a week and since the jet-lag is now behind me I am itching to share with you what I learned.

I had the […]

By |December 13th, 2012|Featured|2 Comments