Category Archives: Creativity & Innovation

Creativity and innovation abound in the WOWplace!

Is a Lack of Proactive Thinking Hurting Your Business?

A man calls a golf course to add one more player to a foursome scheduled for 8:12 a.m., asking if he can just add a 5th to the group, or does he need to break them up into two groups. … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #50: Creativity Rules!

Tip #50: Creativity rules! Whatever you do, add a dash of creativity and your own unique personality to it! Everything is enhanced when you take a couple of extra minutes to do it in a unique and creative way! Put … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #46: Be Sure Everything You Do is of the Highest Possible Quality.

Tip #46: Be sure everything you do is of the highest possible quality. Extreme competence WOWs us, no matter where it occurs. It doesn’t matter what we’re talking about… if you do it, extremely well, it creates a WOW! Whether you’re talking … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #45: Be the Opposite

Tip #45: Be the opposite If no one else is doing something, you do it; if everyone is doing it, you do something else. Don’t let excuses hold you back! Not to pick on the construction industry, but almost every … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #38: Make Something Better, Easier, Faster

Tip #38: Make something better, easier, faster. Improve a process everyone struggles with; share the improvement. Find a way to fix a common problem and share it! Many people struggle with inefficient and/or confusing processes in the office. If you’re … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #37: Decorate Someone’s Desk, Cubicle or Office

Tip #37: Decorate someone’s desk, cubicle or office. Do it up right on their birthday, anniversary, graduation, or other big life events. What a WOW it would be to come in and find your work area festooned with balloons, streamers, signs … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #36: Institute Motivational Meeting Openers and Closers

Tip #36: Institute motivational meeting openers and closers. Open and/or close every meeting with something positive shared by an attendee. Set a new tone for your meetings with one or two minutes of positive sharing. So many meetings begin with … Continue reading

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5 WOW Ideas to Brighten Your Workplace All Year Round!

With the holiday season behind us (when it’s easy to find fun ideas to tie in our brand and efforts with the beauty of the season), we must continue to look for FUN ideas we can use to brighten our workplaces ALL year round. … Continue reading

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Walgreens Pharmacy’s Proactive Customer Service is a WOW

Customer Service is all about making our customers’ lives better… and one way to WOW them is to be proactive in our quest to serve them at the highest levels. Take, for example, the following simple nuance of customer service often overlooked by many … Continue reading

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Teens Helping Teens in the True Holiday Spirit

It’s easy to forget just how caring people can be – and how a small group of individuals can make a difference for others. Well, I’d like to share a story of how a small group of teen students came … Continue reading

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