The Past Is A Gift: How The Medieval Calendar Still Shapes Our Lives

The Past Is A Gift: How The Medieval Calendar Still Shapes Our Lives

Last week I had a conference call with four people in three different time zones. An app set up the call, calculated the correct time for each participant, added the appointment to each of our calendars, and then periodically sent us texts and emails so that we would not forget.

Managing Group Creativity: Six Principles That Guided The Team Behind Microsoft Teams

Managing Group Creativity: Six Principles That Guided The Team Behind Microsoft Teams

Is creativity more about process or results? When managing creative minds working under a deadline, it's tempting to focus on an expected outcome. But, like the group that created Teams, if you can step back and observe—even enjoy—the collaboration as it unfolds, then the results you dream about may very well come to pass.