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Innovation Is a Skill, Not a Gift

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Why do so many people believe that they are not innovative? That they are not one of "the creative people"? It's because they have one foundational (and mistaken) belief about innovation. They don't realize that innovation is a skill.

If you're a video person, I lay it all out in the video below. If reading is more your thing, skip the video and ...

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Why Good Magicians–and Good Leaders–Have a Plan B

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In card magic, there are a number of secret moves, or “sleights,” that all self-respecting magicians must master. I still remember spending hours, days, and weeks practicing maneuvers like the side pass, the Elmsley count, the glide, and many others. I got fairly good, although my professional magician friends can run circles around me. I was a pretty good amateur, but I was never a master.

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