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The events you experience plus the stories you tell yourself about them influence the outcomes.
Reason to Believe The Studio/E Community has more than 500 successful members from all sectors. Some of the organizations include Target, Allina Health, the FBI, Cargill, Babson College, University of St. Thomas, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Vistage and many others.
The five elements of effective declarations.
Use the Studio/E Storyboard to make an MVP.
A framework to make a clear, concise, and actionable pitch.
The Studio/E team writes love notes to their mothers in celebration of Mother’s Day.
For the first time ever, a major exhibit of North American Native Women’s art is on view, and it’s happening in our backyard. The Minneapolis Institute of Art is once…
Four ways to gain clarity on whatever project or Idea you’re working on
Are you clear on the experiences and achievements you dream of accomplishing during your lifetime? If not, you will be after Studio/E’s Ideation Bucket List Workshop. During this Workshop, you…
What MVP is and why you need it.
A three-step process to follow so you know when to continue working on, pivot, or kill an Idea.
Questions to ask yourself in order to create clear boundaries.
Exploration is about doing something new in order to learn, and “something new” can take many forms. Cooking, for example, allows you to stretch yourself, make mistakes, and learn as…
A downloadable tool to prepare for your next pitch.
Three ways to diversify your network.
10 practices to incorporate into your everyday so you can go from being learned to being a learner.
Completing the Studio/E Compass will leave you with energy and clarity, plus the goals and action steps necessary to make progress and move your Idea forward.
We spoke with artist Phil Hansen about his love for creating, how he reframed his limiting beliefs, and how others can embrace their own limits.
Boundaries outline what you’re willing to invest and define what you won’t risk during the current turn of your Idea.
Exploration is key to survival. Here are five simple ways to be an explorer.
Six ways to package your Idea.
Illustrator and visual practitioner, Lisa Troutman, uses her talent to make important messages portable, palatable and penetrating. As the founder of Drawn Well, she produces hand-drawn custom illustrations and graphic recordings that sum…
The Studio/E #ideaSLAM is back! Join us for another round of inspiring conversations, insights and new connections. New to the #ideaSLAM concept? At this event we will: Hear idea pitches…
How artist Phil Hansen turned his limitation into a career-launching strength.
Mastermind groups are the cornerstone of a learning community. These are groups where members meet on a regular basis to discuss ideas and challenges they are facing, provide guidance to one another, and hold each…
Or why enrollment is effective.
Seven ways to normalize creating, identifying, and spreading joy.
Photo by Chen Hu on Unsplash
(My idea) helps (who) with (their jobs) by (reducing pains / creating and developing gains) to (provide / shape what value).
As makers of our own luck, joy is actually something we can design for. But how?
Four questions to ask to gain actionable feedback.
Incorporating joy into your business via social media, marketing, branding, and physical spaces and products is an effective way to enroll customers into your business or idea.
Your title doesn’t even begin to explain what makes you YOU.
Do you know what one of the biggest impediments is to creating the future you desire? It’s your ego. Author of bestselling books Ego is the Enemy, Obstacle is the Way, Conspiracy, and…
Announcing Studio/E’s 2019 program calendar
You know when you leave a gathering and you feel inspired, energized, and ready to tackle anything that comes your way? And you know when you leave thinking your time…
Jimmy Chin is coming to Studio/E. Yes, that Jimmy Chin: the adventurer, filmmaker, and recent Academy Award® nominee. Jimmy is known for capturing the best adventure athletes in the world as…
Phil Hansen was a burgeoning pointillist. He spent years creating beautiful art pieces out of thousands of tiny dots, each piece more intricate than the last. Until he developed a career-ending…
Reflection helps you check-in to see if you are aligned with your Desire and are taking the right action steps to pursue it.
Amanda Kopischke has a passion: to reimagine education to better prepare students as they launch into adulthood.
Do you know the difference between a to-do list and a success list? Have you kept yourself busy but haven’t gotten ahead? Busy-ness without productivity is a symptom of a…
What if schools focused more on creativity and exploration and less on standards and quotas? More on collaboration and less on competition? Studio/E member Amanda Kopischke is inspiring others to…
Day 1 of our Expedition program is all about Current Means, or asset-based thinking.
You are the leader of your own life, and as such, learning how to lead is very important — both personally and professionally.
When thinking about enrolling people to help us with our Ideas, we like to consider what we call the Magnetic Rule: Treat others as they want to be treated and inspired. With that…
Positioning your Idea is important if you want it to go somewhere. Here’s a checklist to get you thinking.
Relive the experience with Studio/E and Minneapolis Institute of Art at their Third Thursday event in January of 2019
Target CCO Todd Waterbury’s fearless exploration has landed him innovative partnerships with brands like The Grammys and Vogue.
A common obstacle we see people get caught up in while ideating is making assumptions on what their user’s need is.
What is it about a laughing baby, a kaleidoscopic sunset, or sparkling fireworks that make us feel so good? The joy they evoke. Designer and writer Ingrid Fetell Lee believes the physical…
Before nearly a quarter of the world population was on Facebook and 100 million photos were posted to Instagram daily, there was a social network called CaringBridge. CaringBridge is the…
“Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much.”
This quote by Helen Keller speaks to the concept of bringing others along with you on your exploration.
A Q&A with the singer, rapper, and writer Dessa.
Taking inventory of what you already have helps create momentum and allows you take steps from an assets-based thinking position rather than being stopped by focusing on what you don’t have.
Q&A with polar explorer and author of the book Forward: The First American Unsupported Expedition to the North Pole.
A list of eight organizations we donated to during the 2018 holiday season.
Are you up for an adventure? We are teaming up with the Minneapolis Institute of Art for Third Thursday: Exploration with Studio/E. Journey through the galleries to learn about exploration and…
Three takeaways from Egypt’s Sunken Cities at Mia.
CaringBridge CEO Liwanag Ojala bridges gaps of communication
Positioning and Packaging is a practice we use to get our Ideas into a tangible and communicable state so that we can gather feedback from others.
A look back at our Hero Speaker Series with Tyler Fish.
On setting Boundaries.
Tuskegee Airman Dr. Harold Brown on passion.
Polar explorer Tyler Fish sits down with Nate Garvis of Studio/E and they talk about your current means, and moving with what you have.
Long-distance open-water swimmer Lynne Cox on taking small steps.
Polar explorer Tyler Fish on moving with what you have.
The final steps of the Studio/E Compass are arguably the most important when it comes to launching your Ideas.
How to get to know your user.
We invite active members to join us for a breakfast centered around the practice of gratitude. Catered by our friends at The Lynhall, the intention of this breakfast is to express our…
This year was the biggest yet for Studio/E. We launched two new programs, welcomed more than 100 new members into the community, saw dozens of members’ ideas take shape, watched…
Studio/E co-founder Nate Garvis on the antidote to Angertainment.
Ernest Shackleton’s four qualities of a great explorer.
A wonderful thing happens when you replace the phrase “have to” with “get to.” A roundup of the things we get to do.
Differentiating yourself in a busy and chaotic environment happens when you produce truly valuable Ideas, which are fueled by your Desire and empathetically designed for the needs of your user.
Part 2 in a 3-part series on the Studio/E Compass.
Mindset is the most powerful tool you possess. It is the narrator of the stories you tell yourself and it helps shape the world around you.
Part 1 in a 3-part series on the Studio/E Compass.
This writer and director is poised to change the way we consume media.
Exploratory Leadership is a required practice for life and business because it provides awareness to help you effectively explore the unknown.
A communications strategist brings together diverse views.
Visual communicator and international bestselling author of seven books, Dan Roam, came to Minneapolis to teach the Studio/E community about the power of drawing for effective communication.
Current Means is asset-based thinking that enables you to focus and use what you have right now to get your ideas into action quickly.
Expert on resiliency and human performance Jenny C. Evans offers tips for raising your resiliency and combatting your stress.
A Q&A with award-winning film writer and director Eric D. Howell.
If you want to learn and grow, spend time with people who know different things than you know. A great way to do this is to join a diverse learning community.
Q&A with expert on resiliency and human performance, Jenny Evans.
Studio/E is all about exploration into the unknown to uncover great possibility, and sometimes those discoveries are right under our noses. Or in this case, they’re just a bit off…
We close out the Studio/E Expedition experience learning about Enrollment, or inviting others to combine their ideas with yours.
On Day 3 of our Studio/E Expedition program, we learn about Boundaries — why they are valuable and how to create them.