Mon.Jan 20, 2020

Innovation isn’t supposed to be fun


Gary Pisano, a Harvard Business School Professor, wrote an excellent article in HBR last year on the hard realities of what innovative company cultures actually look like, which I highly recommend every aspiring innovator to read. Culture Innovation


Even The Most Radical Visions Can Succeed When Built On Shared Values

Innovation Excellence

With the political season heating up, an increasingly frequent topic of discussion is how radical candidates should be. Some say that the optimal strategy is to be mainstream and court the middle. Others argue that it is better to more extreme and rile up the passions of your most active supporters.


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When It Comes to Recognition It Pays to “Think Small.” Here’s Why.


Oscars, Emmys, ACTRAs, the Palme d'Or.who who doesn't love a big awards celebration? From the red carpet to the afterparty, entertainment awards are a really big deal - so much of a big deal, in fact, that they often generate news and controversies of their own.


The Anatomy of Innovation


By Emma Alvarez Gibson. It was a cold, rainy night in upstate New York, and I was snug inside the spacious studio loft that my friends Frank and Mae (names have been changed to protect the guilty) built on their property.


What Not to Do When Onboarding Your Customer

Speaker: Jamie Bernard, Senior Product Manager and Product Management Practice Lead at Nexient, an NTT Data Company

In this webinar, you will learn principles and practices to simplify your customers' onboarding experience

Time to Take a Social Media Vacation

Innovation Excellence

A lot of professionals I know relieve stress with a few minutes on after they finish a phase of a project or need a break from their tasks.


How To Incentivize Disruptive Innovation


In the book, Loonshots, the author describes the origin of some of the most spectacularly successful institutions of our time as being generated by specific kinds of individuals in particular types of environments. In other words, the magic formula is people + environment = disruptive innovation.


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Being Intentional About our Attention

Rmukesh Gupta

We now pay for content all the time: We pay a monthly fee for accessing video content online (Netflix and it’s like). We pay a monthly fee for accessing music online (Apple Music and it’s like). We pay a monthly fee for accessing magazines online (NewYorker and it’s like). We pay a monthly fee for accessing news online (New York Times and it’s like). We pay a monthly fee for getting goods delivered to us (Amazon and it’s like).


Risk Taking Can Unlock Your Fullest Potential

Tullio Siragusa

Risk Taking Can Unlock Your Fullest Potential. Taking risks in life is essential for living it, at its fullest. Most of us believe that taking a chance is something associated with our early years of life when we did not have much to risk. When you don’t have a family, don’t have responsibilities for others, you have plenty of time to waste on taking chances with your life. People prefer risks at an early age because they want to play it safe when they have families later in life. John A.


Simplify to Amplify: The Spindrift Story

Michael Roberto

Source: Flickr I recently listened to a particularly intriguing episode of Guy Raz's How I Built This podcast. Raz interviewed serial entrepreneur Bill Creelman, founder and CEO of Spindrift - the sparkling water company. I found one particular part of the Spindrift growth story quite compelling.