One-Minute Expeditions Posts

Elements of Effective Declarations

5/16/2019

The five elements of effective declarations.

Framework for a Packaged Pitch 

5/10/2019

A framework to make a clear, concise, and actionable pitch.

Seek Clarity When There is No Certainty

5/3/2019

Four ways to gain clarity on whatever project or Idea you’re working on

Creating an MVP

4/25/2019

What MVP is and why you need it.

Three Ways to Diversify Your Network

4/12/2019

Three ways to diversify your network.

The Studio/E Compass

4/4/2019

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.

Why Create Boundaries?

3/27/2019

Boundaries outline what you’re willing to invest and define what you won’t risk during the current turn of your Idea.

Packaging Defined

3/22/2019

Six ways to package your Idea.

1 + 1 = 11

3/8/2019

Or why enrollment is effective.

Positioning Statement Template

3/1/2019

(My idea) helps (who) with (their jobs) by (reducing pains / creating and developing gains) to (provide / shape what value).

Gather Actionable Feedback

2/22/2019

Four questions to ask to gain actionable feedback.

You Are More Than Your Title

2/15/2019

Your title doesn't even begin to explain what makes you YOU.

Take Time to Reflect

2/8/2019

Reflection helps you check-in to see if you are aligned with your Desire and are taking the right action steps to pursue it.

The Stories You Tell Yourself Matter

2/1/2019

The events you experience plus the stories you tell yourself about them influence the outcomes.

Who Can Make Your Idea Better? 

1/23/2019

When thinking about enrolling people to help us with our Ideas, we like to consider what we…

Positioning Checklist

1/19/2019

Positioning your Idea is important if you want it to go somewhere. Here’s a checklist to get you thinking.

Needs vs. Solutions

1/12/2019

A common obstacle we see people get caught up in while ideating is making assumptions on what their user’s need is.

Who Can You Bring Along on Your Exploration?

1/4/2019

“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.

Current Means Inventory

12/28/2018

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.

What is Positioning and Packaging?

12/13/2018

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.  

What Are You Willing to Invest?

12/7/2018

On setting Boundaries.

Get to Know Your User

11/29/2018

How to get to know your user.

Qualities of a Great Exploratory Leader

11/21/2018

Ernest Shackleton's four qualities of a great explorer.

What Makes Your Idea of Unique Value to its Users?

11/16/2018

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.

What Story Are You Telling Yourself?

11/9/2018

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.

Why Exploratory Leadership

11/1/2018

Exploratory Leadership is a required practice for life and business because it provides awareness to help you effectively explore the unknown. 

Start With What You Have

10/26/2018

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.

Find Growth Within a Diverse Learning Community

10/18/2018

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.

The Known and Unknown Zones

10/5/2018

A map is to context as a compass is to direction. It allows you to…

Act-Learn-Build: The Method of Exploratory Leadership

9/29/2018

At the heart of the Studio/E Map resides a method we call Act-Learn-Build. Here's how it works.

What Is Your Sentence?

9/21/2018

Why your Desire should be just one sentence.

Desire: What is Your Why?

4/6/2018

When you live within your Desire, you feel a sense of purpose, value and worth.

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