Ghosting Employers? Now You’re Part of the Problem.

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With unemployment rates sinking to record lows, ghosting employers is the hot new thing to do. There certainly is a satisfying feeling of justice that comes with this phenomenon. Those who do it however, are foolishly becoming the very problem … Continued

Why Is Healthcare Expensive?

Why is healthcare expensive

Why is healthcare expensive? Even after the ACA passed, healthcare has gone sky high and Ben Krambeck, the CEO of Claim Doc broke down the details for me, including a band-aid that cost over eight thousand dollars. This came up because … Continued

Disruptors Only Disrupt Bad Business

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As companies continue to fall victim to giant online retailers like Amazon, Zappos and other entities, let me caution you: Amazon isn’t killing them. When it comes time to point fingers, the only one to blame is the leadership of the company … Continued

There are no creative jobs or industries

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Despite numerous surveys and even the tax code providing the option “creative” when they ask participants to define their industry, this ostensibly innocuous categorization perpetuates an incorrect stereotype. The very idea that someone has a creative job or works in … Continued

Where Does Recycling Go When It Can’t Be Recycled?

where does recycling go

Where does recycling go, and how do you know everything you throw in the bin goes where it should? This hot topic came about as a local paper indicated something concerning. In some circumstances, consumer waste thrown into single-stream bins … Continued

Turn Team Ideas To Action With Three Questions

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I wrote a new piece for Quartz at Work focused on the challenge many team leaders have converting whiteboard ideas and a boardroom of post-it notes into tangible action. I’ve seen leaders struggle with this time after time so I … Continued

“Justin Brady Show” To Air LIVE

Justin Brady Show

The rumors are true and the news is out. I will be starting a new live iHeart Radio show from the iconic WHO Radio studios in Iowa simply called The Justin Brady Show. I will continue interviewing incredible guests but … Continued

Don’t Be A Failure Hypocrite

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If you’re at least a little interested in human creativity and the invention process, you’ve heard it a thousand times: Fail fast to learn faster, failure is necessary to innovate, we must fail to succeed, blah blah blah. The truth … Continued

Innovative Office Space Is A Waste of Time

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Picture yourself visiting the hottest start-up that many only dreams of touring. You open the main door to see a cool vintage looking freight elevator, and taking up a few floors, the anticipation builds finally revealing one of the coolest … Continued

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