The one trick to instantly increasing your odds of long term success.


Few like to do it; it’s not sexy or groundbreaking but long term it will greatly increase our odds of success. What is it? Clear and thorough documentation of what we do. When we’re in the moment doing the cool next thing it’s easy to forget about documenting our steps. Early on in the process when things are changing minute to minute it might not be worth it but once things have settled down a bit it’s the most important step. By having clear and thorough documentation of everything it enables us to reliably repeat what we did months or years ago, even if the people that did it no longer work there. 

Be Responsible for the Energy you Bring


Years ago I was home with my second child.  In between diapers and naps I’d turn on the TV to give me some semblance of adult conversation and company.  One afternoon I got sucked into an episode of Oprah (when it was a show, not an entire network), that completely changed my outlook on behavior and outcomes.

3 Keys to Innovation Project Success


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Doug Hall

The Driving Eureka! Newsletter is a compilation of case studies, new techniques, thought provoking insights, an occasional rant, and excerpts from my books 



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