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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.
Three productive ways to think about conflict at work.
At Studio/E we’ve adopted something called the Blue Ocean Strategy – a grid developed by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne that helps you identify what you or your company…
6 Components of Great Corporate Culture Culture Index Presentation August Endurance Workbook
Studio/E Expedition uses a proven methodology and experiential learning, bringing together a community committed to exploring new ideas and discovering more possibility. Completing this step will help kick off your first day with intention and set you up to get the very most out of the program. If you have questions, please reach out to
Looking at past performance and data to predict what might happen in the future is a comfortable thing to do. This is the World of Prediction, and its maxim is:…
Expedition 29 Directory (Click to Download)
Play is not only important for your personal life; it can contribute greatly to your work life. Here are 15 ideas for play at work and at home.
If we were having a discussion three years from today, and you were looking back over those three years, what has to have happened in your life both personally and professionally for you to feel proud of your progress?
Have you ever considered turning your side hustle into your full-time job? Community leader and entrepreneur Andrew Mullin has spent the majority of his career working in corporate, nonprofit, and…
The Studio/E #ideaSLAM is back — with a twist! Join us for another round of inspiring conversations and insights, all centered around the theme of enrollment. New to the #ideaSLAM concept?…
By putting different minds together, your possibilities multiply. Why you should join a mastermind group:
Four steps to creating an actionable (and amazing) bucket list.
Enrollment is interrelated – but distinct – from selling. Here are the different elements between selling and enrollment:
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Reflection allows you to pause, assess, and learn where to aim your energies more productively. As a routine practice, reflection brings great clarity to your actions and helps you move forward.
A tool to help you think through, assess, and focus on your priorities.
Click the link below to download a PDF of the directory 2019 Explorers Summit Directory (link) Blue Ocean Guidebook (link)
Being literate in both managerial and exploratory leadership is the most effective way to explore, launch, and navigate to discover more possibility and create a new future for yourself and your organization.
When enrolling someone, you create space for them to contribute their unique insights and opinions. It’s an invitation to become a part of something. Selling, on the other hand, is more like the exchange of a commodity.
Why we created this tool: To help you gain Awareness (where are you now?) and Choice (where do you want to go?) How to use this tool: Where are you? Reflecting on…
A recap of our Hero Speaker event with Priya Parker.
Tips from Priya Parker, master facilitator and author of the book The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters, on how to gather.
Having won an Oscar and a BAFTA already this year, adventurer and filmmaker Jimmy Chin has a lot to be excited about these days, and we want to celebrate him….
A downloadable storyboard for your next Idea prototype.
Priya Parker, Author of The Art of Gathering, sits down with Nate Garvis to talk about adding more meaning to your gatherings.
Priya Parker, Author of The Art of Gathering, sits down with Nate Garvis to talk about the importance venues play when it comes to creating a gathering.
Priya Parker, Author of The Art of Gathering, sits down with Nate Garvis to talk about giving your gatherings a purpose.
How to become aware and take control of what you pay attention to.
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The Magnetic Rule suggests treating others as they want to be treated and inspired.
A lot of possibility lies within the unknown. One of the keys to discovering possibility is to be aware of when you are in the Known or Unknown Zone.
Everything you need to know about creating and sustaining a mastermind group.
A look back at another round of inspiring conversations, insights and new connections!
Use the Studio/E Priority Coach to identify and focus on your top three priorities.
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.
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.
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(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.