Are you (or someone you know) having ongoing career challenges that to go beyond, “It’s a tough business environment these days and everybody feels stressed”? Do you feel as if […]
About Mike Brown
Mike Brown is an award-winning marketer and strategist with extensive experience in research, market analysis and planning, communications, and sponsorship marketing. His blog, Brainzooming, combines lateral thinking techniques, strategic planning processes, humor, and a DIY sensibility to give readers a steady stream of highly engaging and practical ideas for success.
Articles by Mike Brown
We had lunch last weekend with friends we had not seen for quite some time. My former co-worker’s spouse looked at me, as I was now more than 20 months […]
I received a career-oriented email recently featuring an article for introverts on overcoming challenges in job seeking and career advancement. Two days later, I attended a regional conference on innovation […]
How are you feeling about your job and your career? Finding it boring and unfulfilling? As your organization has cut costs and corners, do you have more, but unfortunately, less […]
We’ve all been there before. A business leader has our attention – and quickly loses it because the perfectly-titled keynote speech has no relevance. To engage an audience, consider these tips…
Strategies for expanding your professional growth by cultivating diverse relationships…
How can you be more effective in the future, both professionally and personally? Take time to reflect, learn and reprioritize…
It’s all pretty contrived, thus “Work of Art” doesn’t yield major revelations about creativity as much as refreshers worth considering in your creative and innovative pursuits, especially in the workplace. Here are five that stand out:
Throughout my career, I’ve heard many managers complain about the need for their teams to be more creative and to demonstrate innovative approaches. The conversations usually moved quickly to the topic of deficiencies of team members and what to do to get them to be more innovative.
For a long time, a large corporation provided the context for my career. Even amid dramatic change and outright chaos, relationships between me and just about everything in the big […]