Award winning songwriter, Jim Beavers, joins Patrick in the ‘lab’ to discuss creativity and collaboration. Jim’s songs have been recorded by numerous artists including Chris Stapleton, Faith Hill, Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, and Luke Bryan. Don’t miss the chance to hear what the writer of Red Solo Cup, Parachute, 5-1-5-0, and other top…

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Innovation expert, Dr. David Owens, joins Patrick in the lab to discuss how we can be more creative individuals, foster more innovative teams, and create organizations that allow innovators to thrive. David is the Executive Director of the innovation center at Vanderbilt University (The Won’dry), the author of Creative People Must Be Stopped, and a…

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Successful creatives often apply 8 behaviors.  Here’s a graphic that you can use to learn about each behavior and assess how well you are doing.  We created this graphic in conjunction with Scott Miller at FranklinCovey.  You can read more about the thinking behind the tool in this Leddin Group article. Below is a downloadable…

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In the 1830’s, a rather ingenious and arguably mad idea was proposed. Some 14 years later a long journey went from concept to reality as a tunnel began to weave its way under the streets and buildings of mid-19th century London. Nine years later, the first segment of what would become London’s Underground opened for business.…

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What might Steve Jobs, Walt Disney, and a wide-range of other creative people have in common? Arguably, they practiced (whether simply part of their DNA or the result of honed discipline) 8 key behaviors. I call these key behaviors, the 8Cs of Creativity. The first 4 behaviors are individual practices and the second 4 represent…

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