Ten practices to help you say no.
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Ten practices to help you say no.
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.
Four ways to gain clarity on whatever project or Idea you’re working on
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.
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.
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.
(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.
Announcing Studio/E’s 2019 program calendar
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.
The events you experience plus the stories you tell yourself about them influence the outcomes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Visual communicator Dan Roam talks about why the future of business is visual.
Visual communicator Dan Roam on the power of drawing for effective communication.
A map is to context as a compass is to direction. It allows you to identify where you are now and where you are going. We use the Studio/E Map…
Q&A with the new director-designate of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., Kaywin Feldman
At the heart of the Studio/E Map resides a method we call Act-Learn-Build. Here’s how it works.
Our guest Dan Roam sits down with Nate Garvis, of Studio/E, to discuss how clarity and vision go hand-in-hand.
Part 3 in a 3-part series In Known vs. Unknown Zones: the Studio/E Map Part 2, we learned the characteristics of the Known Zone, the tools to use within it…
Hero Speaker Series Featuring Dan Roam
Dan Roam visits with Nate Garvis of Studio/E and they talk about how visualization is essential for whatever quest you may be on.
Part 2 in a 3-part series. In Known vs. Unknown Zones: the Studio/E Map Part 1, we established the importance and inevitability of spending time in both the Known and…
Why your Desire should be just one sentence.
Dan Roam has been expressing himself with visuals since he could hold a crayon. Today, an international bestselling author of seven books, Dan helps leaders solve complex problems through visual…
Part 1 in a 3-part series. How do you know when you cross the line between that which you know and that which you don’t know? More and more, as…
How an anesthesiologist gathered feedback and gained insight on his idea to disrupt surgical care.
Research shows that progress is the most effective form of human motivation
This anesthesiologist is bringing innovation to the U.S. healthcare market.
A recap of the Studio/E #ideaSLAM version 3.0
Recap video of August 16, 2018 #ideaSLAM
Andy Zimney is an exploratory leader. He confronts ambiguity with an open mind and a willingness to explore in order to find out what he needs to move forward. His…
Your Mindset is the lens through which you see the world. It is so powerful that it determines your perceptions and attitudes about what is in front of you. If…