Dan Trommater Speaking at Tuni Talks
An Evening Speaking at Tuni Talks

Back in December I was thrilled to be invited to speak at Tuni Talks. If you're not familiar with Tuni Talks, they are an organization that works towards building a community of professionals. They host events with all sorts of guests and speakers, covering a range...

Title Image: 5 Brainteasers That Force You To Shift Your Perspective
5 Brainteasers That Force You To Shift Your Perspective

In 2000 the average attention span was 12 seconds, now it is 8, shorter than a goldfish. People spend an average of 7.4 hours a day in front of a screen. Work, social media, games, tvs and smartphones now dominate people’s daily lives. And when...

Photo Challenge Update: Gratitude
Photo Challenge Update: Gratitude #my2016theme

As you may have noticed, I’ve been writing more and generally more active on social media lately. I’ve been creating weekly articles and blog posts full of insights and tips designed to help you think differently about work, communication and innovation. This will continue throughout...

This Bike Only Works if you can think differently
This Bike Only Works if You Can Think Backwards

What is thinking backwards? Can you actually think backwards? Interesting concept, right?! I recently came across an experiment and video that challenges us to do just that. When you think of some of the inherent abilities that we all have as adults, like being able to...

Gratitude The Real Magic Power
Gratitude: The Real Magic Power

If you’re reading this, you have a LOT to be grateful for. You’re on a computer or smartphone. That means you have electricity. You have running water. By historic standards, you’re one of the richest people who ever has lived. And yet, it’s very easy to fall...

Header with a cartoon man running off the path and the text Shift Your Perspective by 1% To Increase Your Success
Shift Your Perspective 1% to Increase Your Success

In January people start examining their lives through a magnifying glass and realigning themselves with their goals and what they want to do better in their work and lives. During this time approximately 50% of the North American population try to change their own habits and...

The Difference Between Resolutions and Themes
The Year of Thinking Differently

2015 was a great year for me, punctuated by high points in both my career (presenting for 2000 people at the AIGA conference in New Orleans) - and personal life (celebrating our 10th wedding anniversary at the Magic Castle.) But I'm even more excited about 2016....