The Future of Innovation in Media and Entertainment
MARCH 30, 2016
TED Talk: “Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator” [video]
MAY 4, 2016
Continue reading → Entertainment Inspiration People & Skills Presentations Video education Comedy entertainment TED Tim UrbanHilarious and Poignant, Tim Urban's presentation at TED is a must-see for the Innovator, Procrastinator, or both!
Three Lessons in Innovation from Jeff Bezos
APRIL 19, 2016
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David Bowie: Serial Innovator and Re-inventor
JANUARY 17, 2016
Continue reading → Blogging Innovation Case Study Celebrity Creativity Entertainment Innovation Leadership Strategy Uncategorized David Bowie music Peter Cook ReinventionA review of David Bowie's capacity as a serial innovator and re-inventor.
David Bowie and Innovation Excellence
JANUARY 13, 2016
Remembering David Bowie as a consummate innovator.
Improvisation lessons from Prince’s sax player
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
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3 Months in Virtual Reality, 6 Lessons Learned
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
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.
Origin Stories of Innovation™: The Power of Creative Naiveté [Interview series]
APRIL 12, 2017
Disruption Entertainment Entrepreneurship Feature Of The Week Innovation Interviews Leadership Profiles of Innovators Angel's Envy Chicago Blackhawks Corporate innovation Crate & Barrel Innovator Profiles Leo Burnett Podcast Radio Flyer risk Second City Skinny Pop StartupPaul Earle shares extraordinary podcast interviews that reveal the innovative genius (trials and triumphs) behind great brands and institutions.
Apple Announces Name Change to App-le
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
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The Wonderful World of App-le Television
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
And last week Apple announced a flurry of new products including: Continue reading → Apple Technology apple TV applications entertainment future ipad iphone ipod television Trends
Muhammad Ali: an analogy for innovation
JUNE 7, 2016
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Serious Games & Innovation Management: Hélène Michel on Cubification™
OCTOBER 17, 2016
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.
Curated for you by our team: Mustread innovation longreads
Board of Innovation
JULY 2, 2015
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RIP George Martin – An Innovation Master
MARCH 12, 2016
RIP Sir George Continue reading → Creativity Entertainment News Profiles of Innovators Academy of Rock analogy Classic Rock Music Innovation Innovation Mindset music Music Innovation Rock n RollIt has been a tough few months for Rock and Roll.
What Henry Beard & Chris Cerf Can Teach Us about (Deceptive) Communication
DECEMBER 17, 2015
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GUY KAWASAKI on The Top Ten Mistakes of Entrepreneurs
OCTOBER 1, 2016
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
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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Spinglish for Innovators
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
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Are You Setting Yourself Up For Failure
OCTOBER 3, 2016
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
DECEMBER 20, 2015
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
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
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
DECEMBER 10, 2016
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.
How Big Brands Move to Brand Journalism
APRIL 7, 2017
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.
Time to Reboot the Speaking Industry in the Human-to-Human Era
MAY 29, 2016
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.
Which is better – Planned or Emergent Innovation?
DECEMBER 6, 2016
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
NOVEMBER 1, 2015
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.
Six Tips to Customize and Improvise your Presentation
JANUARY 29, 2017
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.
Practical Points on Critical Thinking
Innovation in Practice
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
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.
How Startups Slay Giants
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
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.
The core ingredients behind Andres Carne De Res unique customer experience
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
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.
Top 5 Innovation TV Shows
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
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 .
5 Reasons these 3 Steps Will Get You Those Top 4 Results
JULY 14, 2015
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.
Amazon Go: Freedom from Checkouts and a Sign of Automation To Come
DECEMBER 7, 2016
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.
Virtual Reality Vs. Reality
OCTOBER 13, 2015
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
Idea to Value
APRIL 8, 2016
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.
Identifying Opportunities for Disruptive Innovation
MARCH 24, 2017
They didn’t so much innovate the core product (entertainment content, razor blades) but changed most of the other elements of the existing business model. Innovation that challenges well established industry business models promises opportunity for some and instills fear in others.
Five Product Innovations that Evolved Over Time
JANUARY 31, 2017
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.
Content Marketing Strategy – 8 Reasons a B2B Company Should Engage in Social Media
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
Share engaging, entertaining, and sought after information for the audience. Waiting at O’Hare airport for my flight, another business traveler stopped in front of me, and asked, “Mike Brown?” ” He was a former corporate sales executive where I used to work.
What is innovation? 15 experts share their innovation definition
Idea to Value
MARCH 18, 2016
Paul Sloane is a Speaker, Facilitator and Author, specialising in entertaining talks & workshops on creativity, lateral thinking & innovation.
Content Marketing Strategy – 5 Things Your Content Can Deliver
APRIL 8, 2016
Entertainment – Provides amusement or enjoyment. What a strong first day at the Brand Strategy Conference in New York. There were lots of great ideas and very little free time! The kickoff presentation on the first day was from Kodi Foster, Vice President – Data Strategy at Viacom.