Oxygen in the Virtual Room

This article first appeared on Medium. You can read the full article here: Read more.

This article is part of a series of articles on design thinking and deep thinking by thought leaders that transform into what we at CLC Advisors call “i.e.,” the “idea economy.” Where ideas become and transform into widgets for those who choose to dare mighty things to build something bigger than themselves. We are explorers of the universe.

Source: NASA Webb

Dilige et quod via fac.

There is a saying that I have been contemplating on for a number of weeks now, “don’t suck up all the oxygen in the room.” It is applied to a community that I’m a part of but it can also be applied more broadly in the context of the workplace. As we endure the down cycles of the economy and staff reductions, managers are making decisions about retaining talent and cultivating their employee needs. Will tech be a solution that adds more to productivity or are we in the downward spiral of collective burnout?

What happens when people leave the physical room and what is left when it is digital?

Click here to read the rest of the article on our Medium page.

Thinking of Play & Communities in Transformational Journeys

In our latest webinar we were thrilled for the chat with our CEO Cindy Chin and Daiva Naldal of DSTN Ventures to discuss collaborations in gathering some of the best ideas and how to bring them to life in a new normal. Her experience as the former Head of Open Innovation at LEGO IDEAS and a track record of successfully developing and scaling open innovation initiatives helps companies develop their own innovation programs that create value. How do some of the best winning ideas and insights from open innovation communities can transform an organizational journey?

For more information about our session today:
👉 https://bit.ly/2VvfkaQ

To read more about Daiva, please go to our Medium profile:
👉 https://bit.ly/2xXbAXa

Sunday Reads: Favorite Books in 2019


By Cindy Chin, CEO CLC Advisors

This article first appeared on Medium. You can read the full list here: Read Here

As 2019 draws to a close and we are surrounded by friends and family, it is also a time for meaningful reflection and something to do whilst lounging on the proverbial family sofa. This is my last Sunday Reads for 2019 and this decade. Part of my planning process for a new year includes a selection list of books I’d like to read in 2020. There is already 25 books on my new “Books to Read” list for 2020, but before we go there here are my favorites from this past year in no particular order: https://bit.ly/2ZwCMG9

You may recognize a few of these names on the list. Follow them if you don’t already. Happy reading in 2020!