Lauren Breden

How to Manage Highly Creative Employees

Allowing the creative juices to flow within guidelines, deadlines and the demands of modern business is a constant test for the skilled manager when dealing with “creative types.” However, if you know how to nurture their creativity to help them grow, your company will reap many benefits. Here are some tips to encourage that growth.

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Behind the Curtain: The Cost of a Perfect Performance

I’ve spent my whole life performing. Performing for audiences. Performing for teachers. Performing for colleagues. Performing for leaders. And yet, I wouldn’t consider myself a natural performer.  I’m not energized by being in the spotlight — in fact, it drains me.  But, because my family is strangely drawn to suffering, at the age of 7

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