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How to Get More "Aha!" Insights

Ideas and insights are different. Insights have action embedded in them.  Ideas usually don't. We’ve all experienced going from not having a clue about what the solution is to a vexing work problem and then...You’re in the shower and out of the blue, you get an “aha!” insight.  But it's not just any idea to add to your already long list of possible solutions. No. You are certain it’s the right solution. And that certainty propels you into action. I wanted to figure out easy ways for individuals and teams to have more insights more often. That's what "FocusCatalyst" is all about.

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"A change in perspective is worth 80 IQ points"
Eye of Storm

Business Storms and Brainstorming

Brainstorming. We all know the drill. The rules for it have been around for decades: Go for quantity, not quality. Postpone judgment. Build on the ideas of others. Every person and idea has equal worth.
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Milky Way Brain

The “Milky Way Brain” and the Neuroscience of Insight

I’m fascinated by the neuroscience of insight. We’ve all experienced going from not having a clue what the solution is to a vexing problem and then...
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Path of Least Resistance

The Path of Least Resistance

In the book, "The Path of Least Resistance", Robert Fritz makes the point that the path of least resistance is the way of nature. Water, wind, electrical current—everything, including each of us—follows the path of least resistance.
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