Mon.Jan 06, 2020

Rudolph & The Island of Misfits – Incremental, Adjacent & Transformational Innovations


Many think of innovation as a contemporary trend however when Robert Lewis May wrote Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer in 1939, he was an Innovator. Rudolph himself is an Incremental Innovation. He is a reindeer like every other reindeer except for his nose!

Peeling away the layers of your innovation reality

Paul Hobcraft

So do we have a clear understanding of where we are in our current innovation capabilities? We have to establish a way to map our ‘terrain of innovation reality’ in not just how we are performing but what lost opportunities have slipped through.

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The First 5 Things to Do When You’re Given Responsibility for Corporate Innovation

Innovation Leader

There are major risks of failure that surround every new innovation program.

Let’s Face Facts, The Digital Revolution Has Been A Huge Disappointment

Innovation Excellence

One of the most often repeated episodes in the history of technology is when Steve Jobs was recruiting John Sculley from his lofty position as CEO at Pepsi to come to Apple. “Do Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life,”Jobs asked, “or do you want to come with me and. Innovation

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

Is Experiencing Adversity A Pre-requisite To Developing A Growth Mindset?


Someone recently asked me this question: is experiencing adversity a pre-requisite to developing a growth mindset?

Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2019

Innovation Excellence

Building upon the success of Braden Kelley’s Blogging Innovation, we launched Innovation Excellence on August 1, 2011 and so 2019 was our eighth full year of operations.

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How To Choose The Best Idea Amongst All to Execute

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: I am sure that we all get into a situation where we are required to come up with a set of ideas that will solve a specific problem that we have run into. The question then is how one decides which ideas deserve to be picked from the bunch of ideas that we came up with.

How to Motivate Yourself When It’s Most Difficult

Tullio Siragusa

How to Motivate Yourself When It’s Most Difficult. We always show up our best when we are optimistic, hopeful, confident and resourceful with clear thinking and vision. When we are enthusiastic and highly motivated with envisioned purposes, lined-up desires, and set goals, we are operating with high emotional intelligence. But life rarely behaves that way. Sometimes we get the blues that blur importance of our purpose and slow down our goals.

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#1,587 – 2020 Breakthrough Nominee: The DNA of Things

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

2020 may finally be the year that 3D printing catches on thanks to a clever new trick that makes it possible to embed printed objects with DNA. As Futurism puts it: “Today, most data is stored in 1s and 0s, usually on magnetic- or optical-based systems such as hard drives or DVDs.

Improving Aircraft Engine Maintenance with Blockchain Technology


A blockchain solution to improving aircraft engine maintenance by reducing inefficiencies

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

#1,588 – 2020 Breakthrough Nominee: Quantum Stealth

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

2020 may be the year that all of our wildest Harry Potter inspired dreams come true as this may finally be the year that we get a real-world invisibility cloak. As Futurism puts it: “Canada’s Hyperstealth Biotechnology already manufactures camouflage uniforms for militaries across the globe.