When creativity is flourishing, ideas come fast and furious. It's nearly impossible to articulate them all, and they fade quickly. In a meeting, that effect is compounded because each spoken idea sparks others – implications, recollections, brainstorms, wild hares – in an explosive cascade of creativity. How do you capture all of this genius?
There's so much structure at most companies. There are hierarchies, policies, forms, regulations, processes, missions, procedures, reviews, plans, certifications. It goes on and on. Do you ever wonder how much of that is really needed to do the work?