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Act Fast, Fail Fast, Learn Fast? Science says we learn faster when we are free to choose.

By Shawn Nason / October 12, 2020 /

A recent study in Scientific American showed that people learn faster when they are free to choose which action they make, even if the choice initially leads to a negative outcome. The concept, “choice-confirmation bias,” produces “stabler learning over a wide range of simulated conditions than unbiased (no choice) did.” Researchers also believe that choice-confirmation…

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Turning A Splash Into A Flood

By Shawn Nason / April 20, 2020 /

One of my “lean in” moments is to focus on the intensity of human connectedness and the responsibility we have for each other. Our lives, our livelihoods, our wellbeing are intricately tied and cannot be separated.

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What Changes & Shapes Your Life? The POWER OF YES!

By Shawn Nason / March 15, 2018 /

THE POWER OF YES is a mantra that you’ll hear often at the Nason Group. Over the years, not only have we seen this mindset free individuals, teams, and organizations to be able to innovate, we also gotten to see this mindset change lives. In our first blog about the power of yes (No, No,…

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#CES2018: Consumers Want Experiences with their Technology

By Shawn Nason / January 18, 2018 /

The Story #CES2018 has come to a close and what a week it was! With over 180,000 people, 4,500 vendors, and cutting-edge technology all around, a colleague and I walked over 50,000 steps in 3.2 million square feet of exhibits. Although we didn’t encounter any breakthrough technologies this year, we enjoyed looking for trends and…

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The POWER OF YES! in Claiming What You Believe

By Shawn Nason / January 12, 2018 /

The Story 2017 was an amazing year both professionally and personally. I celebrated 20 years with my amazing wife who, if it were not for, I would be completely crazy. (Thank you, Carla, for who you are to me and for everything you do for me.) As a parenting team, we saw lots of firsts…

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LuLaRoe: Will You Make It Right?

By Shawn Nason / November 14, 2017 /

The Story… Imagine with me, you are sitting at your desk, maybe at your dining room table, possibly even on your couch. The day has come! The biggest product launch in the company’s history. You are logged in, chatting with other team members. Your nerves are building up! The time comes and you get your…

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No, No, No! The POWER OF YES In Innovation Series – Part One

By Shawn Nason / November 9, 2017 /

“The Power of Yes In Innovation” has become a mantra of mine over the past several years. Today, I will start a series on why this is so important not only in my life, but in everyone’s life. I will be sharing more about what it means, how it works and it’s power to transform both…

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My Top 3 Reflections On “How To Outrun The DoDo!”

By Shawn Nason / October 25, 2017 /

The Story… This past week, I had the privilege of doing one of my favorite things during the year. I joined a group of health care (yes, two words – not one) innovators from the Innovation Learning Network. We traveled to the Netherlands and spent several days in the wonderful city of Nijmegen. During our…

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Find Your Purpose Today! The Narrative Of Self-Care Being Selfish Is Over!

By Shawn Nason / October 6, 2017 /

The Story… Imagine with me, you enter a restaurant for the first time in a city you have never been. You come from behind the fire place and there are nine men sitting at a table; the table you are getting ready to sit at yourself. You sit down and introduce yourself to each of…

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The Power Of Your Story! When One Door Closes, A Thousand Open!

By Shawn Nason / September 22, 2017 /

Pre-Cursor: I am writing this blog from 35k feet in the air and I will be up-front that this one is a personal story and journey. I hope you can take a nugget from it. The Story… This week I have been on three flights.  I have driven several hours and have visited six different…

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