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Encouraging and Managing Idea Creation

This is a research paper I wrote in 2010 for my Managing Creativity in the Organization PhD class - Robert Braathe As CEO of my company, I’d encourage freedom of expression, creative thinking, and innovation in order to generate significant idea creation. Harvard Business Press (2003) indicates that businesses that flow along an S-Curve when … Continue reading Encouraging and Managing Idea Creation

Braathe Volunteers as a Judge at the Greater Capital Region STEAM Expo

For the second year in a row, Robert Braathe served as a volunteer evaluator for the Greater Capital Region STEAM Expo in Colonie, NY. Robert volunteered with over 20 others from the Albany area community to critique high school student projects from Hudson Falls, Colonie and other areas. See a list of the participants below:

How to See Opportunity

A major key to being successful in life is the ability to see opportunity when it happens. By recognizing the problem from the beginning helps you identify and create both an interesting and creative solution. A key step into spotting opportunity would be to think outside the box. It is important to notice opportunities that … Continue reading How to See Opportunity

How Entrepreneurship Changes People’s Perspective of the World

Choosing a career is arguably the biggest decision a person can make. It can determine the people that will surround you on a daily basis, where you will live, how much free time you will have, and even the person you will become. Entrepreneurship gives people a unique opportunity to have more control over these … Continue reading How Entrepreneurship Changes People’s Perspective of the World