Mark Polson, Principal and Founder of Polson & Associates, is pleased to announce he recently became a certified coach and trainer in the Four Stages of Psychological Safety, a framework and assessment developed by LeaderFactor. Psychological safety progresses through four stages as a function of two primary variables: Respect and Permission to participate. “Psychological safety […]Read More
On July 23, I had the honor of running The Collective’s inaugural digital conference, Leading Innovation: Creating Value in Times of Crisis and facilitating several of its sessions.
I designed this event based on my collaboration with Romina Kunstadter, Founder of The Collective and Head of Custom Events for Informa, and Alyson DeMaso, Founder of Raising Beauty.Read More
Creativity is often defined as combining two seemingly unrelated ideas. Wouldn’t it also be interesting, I thought, to build this list around a central theme or topic I’m passionate about? So, combining my love of movies and my passion for innovation and Design Thinking, I present the First Annual Design Thinking Film Festival.Read More
The I Love NY logo was designed by Milton Glaser for a NYC tourism campaign in the 1970s. It has lived on as symbol of hope in trying and uncertain times. Here’s the story behind the logo and why it continues to resonate today.Read More
Mark Polson recently was a panelist on the Innovation Leader webcast, “Navigating through Chaotic Times” hosted by IL’s CEO Scott Kirsner.
As companies change their focus, says Polson, using design thinking can help them to stay responsive.Read More
Mark Polson recently contributed “Three Steps to Preparing for an Economic Downturn” to the Innovation Leader series, How Innovators Can Prepare for Tough Times. Innovation Leader is a fast-growing publishing and events company whose mission is helping innovation professionals strengthen their programs; connect with useful resources; and engage with peers around the globe. This article […]Read More