The Future of Innovation in Media and Entertainment

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TED Talk: “Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator” [video]

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Three Lessons in Innovation from Jeff Bezos

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David Bowie: Serial Innovator and Re-inventor

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David Bowie and Innovation Excellence

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Remembering David Bowie as a consummate innovator.

The Yin And Yang Of Elon Musk

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Improvisation lessons from Prince’s sax player

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3 Months in Virtual Reality, 6 Lessons Learned

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Change Cognition Consumer Innovation Creativity Disruption Entertainment Product Innovation Technology gaming Oculus product innovation technology Virtual_Reality vrSo now I finally have my own VR setup at home. I’ve spent many hours in VR. I visited the Himalaya. I went to Pluto.

Apple Announces Name Change to App-le

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2017 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards

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The Wonderful World of App-le Television

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Muhammad Ali: an analogy for innovation

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Origin Stories of Innovation™: The Power of Creative Naiveté [Interview series]

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Serious Games & Innovation Management: Hélène Michel on Cubification™

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Hélène Michel is a brilliant professor at Management School of Grenoble, Creativity Disruption Entertainment Experience Innovation Games Innovation Cubification Gamification Hélène Michel Mathias Salanon OpopoïEditor’s note: Hélène Michel is a researcher in innovative learning systems and an expert in serious games and gamification. She develops, imagines and experiments the digital tools that will be part of tomorrow’s classrooms.

RIP George Martin – An Innovation Master

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Curated for you by our team: Mustread innovation longreads

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What Henry Beard & Chris Cerf Can Teach Us about (Deceptive) Communication

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GUY KAWASAKI on The Top Ten Mistakes of Entrepreneurs

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Fantastic content, authentic delivery, entertaining, and provocative. This is absolutely brilliant! If you are an aspiring entrepreneur, this is required viewing.

Prime Time Innovation: Why Audiences Can’t Get Enough of “Shark Tank” and Other Entrepreneurial Reality TV Shows

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Spinglish for Innovators

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Are You Setting Yourself Up For Failure

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A few weeks back, I got an email from the airline announcing that they will equip their aircrafts with wi-fi and if I downloaded an app, I shall be able to have access to an array of inflight entertainment options.

The 2015 Digital Tonto Reading List

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My list of great books that inform, entertain and inspire! Related posts: The 2011 Digital Tonto Reading List. A Digital Tonto Reading List for 2009. The 2014 Digital Tonto Reading List. The 2013. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

The Business Model Is The Message

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As the media business continues to evolve, we can expect new business models to emerge and that, in turn, will continue to shape how creators inform, entertain and excite us.

100 Days of Rejection

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Entertaining and inspiring 15 minute TED talk about a fascinating experiment launched by a young entrepreneur and what he learned about how to turn rejection into opportunities.

Time to Reboot the Speaking Industry in the Human-to-Human Era

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Some people believe that when you are invited to give a talk or a speech, you are expected to entertain an audience. I have experienced speakers who post on their social media updates that they are off to be the opening act at a company conference.

How Big Brands Move to Brand Journalism

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They are meant to inform, entertain and engage in much the same way that articles on any mainstream media site accomplish the same goal. The stories aren’t meant to sell corn flakes.

Which is better – Planned or Emergent Innovation?

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Sometimes the show flops but more often the results are brilliantly entertaining. Most innovation initiatives are planned and programmatic. We focus on a challenge, analyse the problem, brainstorm some great ideas and then put together teams to implement the best ones.

GE & Nat Geo: ‘Breakthrough’ TV series celebrates innovation in science

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Continue reading → Entertainment Innovation Inspiration Science Uncategorized education discovery GE NatGeo National Geographic R&DGE has partnered with National Geographic on a new series, 'Breakthrough', which premieres tonight, November 1st on the NatGeo channel.

The Ten Types of Innovation

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E.g. Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft gives players a collaborative gaming experience. How many types of innovation are there? The simplest way to categorize innovation is into two forms – incremental and radical. Incremental innovation is an improvement in an existing thing (e.g.

Six Tips to Customize and Improvise your Presentation

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You will entertain and enliven the audience. Many speakers at conferences give a standard pre-packaged presentation. They prepare it in advance and give a competent performance but they miss the chance to really connect with the audience.

The core ingredients behind Andres Carne De Res unique customer experience

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Not only that, in order to maintain a sense of surprise they hire actors to entertain guests all night. With so many entertainment options you would think that Andres Carne de Res is for adults, but they appeal to anyone; kids included.

Practical Points on Critical Thinking

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What exactly is critical thinking? Do we know how to define it, or better yet, to foster it in those we are teaching? In her article, “Teaching Critical Thinking: Some Practical Points,” Dr. Linda B.

5 Reasons these 3 Steps Will Get You Those Top 4 Results

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The Wizard of Oz © Turner Entertainment Co. We love lists. If we do these 3 things, everything will be alright: our customers will shower us with accolades, our employees will ooze engagement and innovation and we will be profitable beyond belief. It doesn't work that way.

Top 5 Innovation TV Shows

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Innovation takeaway: If there is any takeaway from the show, it’s this: while watching others succeed can be entertaining and inspiring, armchair entrepreneurship will get you nowhere. Innovation on TV: The Top 5 Innovation-Inspired Shows .

Amazon Go: Freedom from Checkouts and a Sign of Automation To Come

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Like Google, Amazon is also known to entertain wild ideas that get headlines that rarely make it into the world, but both are focused on solving real problems. Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” — Authur C. Clarke. When technology works, it works like magic.

How Startups Slay Giants

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A quick story on how I applied this is the second startup I was a part of The Jumpitz; a kids entertainment group. Illustration credit Christian Laborin. Slaying giants is fun, almost every new disruptive company slays a giant or two.

Virtual Reality Vs. Reality

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For example, it’s not a stretch to think that virtual worlds will be created by gaming and entertainment companies for us to play around in with our self-created avatars a la Second Life. Finally, I’ve started a podcast!

Why the MBTI test is useless in innovation programmes

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Chances are you’ve heard of and maybe taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test. Unfortunately, what it tells you is pretty much pointless. I remember when I was at Deloitte, my whole cohort took the MBTI test to find out more about our working preferences.

Expert Interview Series: Michel van Hove of Strategos About Creating Innovation Within a Company’s Culture

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My career began with a small company in the entertainment industry that developed the first large screen stadium video displays for U2 and other leading music acts. Michel van Hove is the co-owner and partner of Strategos , a strategy and innovation consultancy that helps companies grow. We recently spoke with Michel to hear his thoughts on how to successfully foster a culture of innovation within a company. Tell us a bit about your background. What drew you to Strategos?

Five Product Innovations that Evolved Over Time

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They could be a new way to call a cab, drive a car with little need for gas, or a completely new way to look at medical science, technology, or entertainment. The product innovations that generate the most excitement and public interest are the disruptive innovations.