Choosing your direction of travel

Paul Hobcraft

In the past week or so, I have been looking a little harder at the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry relating to innovation, it left me a little frustrated.

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Why Travel Makes You A Better Entrepreneur

Innovation Excellence

Being a passionate about traveling I found that this activity may stimulate your entrepreneurial thoughts, spontaneously give you an absolutely brilliant idea, provide with the sudden solution you’ve been looking for so long, calm your inner tornado etc.

Four Free Hacks to Make Your Travel More Comfortable

Stephen Shapiro

With over 30 years of travel under my belt, I’ve discovered many simple and free ways to make your travel more enjoyable. I used to travel with clothes pins or chip clips, when I realized that I could use the clips on the hangers provided in most hotel closets.

Travel Blogging – Texas, an Airport Bar, and Doing Tequila Shots

BrainZooming

Traveling Deep in the Heart of Texas. Travel Blogging at an Airport Bar. You gotta love travel blogging! – Mike Brown. Brainzooming - All Posts Collaboration Communication Humor Performance Blogging travel

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6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

travel abroad. BOOK GROUP PRESS www.gbgpress.com GREENLEAF The H o w t o C r e a t e a C U l t U r e o f i N N o v a t i o N S o r e n K a p l a n , p h D An Excerpt from. Th e advice and strategies contained herein may not be suitable for your situation, You Should.

How One Small Thing Made 4,000,000 Miles of Air Travel Worth It

Innovation Excellence

Air travel gives us lots of options to catch up, but it’s also an option to look back. I just had lunch with a colleague who shared with me that he was traveling 95% of the time. Leadership air travel improving memory time management

Travel Blogging – A Walk through Boston

BrainZooming

” As I was “travel blogging” those words on the plane ride back from Boston, the week wasn’t even over yet. Travel Blogging in Boston. “This week was the weirdest week in my life.”

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Virgin just invested in new supersonic jets which travel faster than Concorde

Idea to Value

It will travel 2.6 With some estimates that affordable supersonic mass travel could eventually become a $100bn industry, compared to the total 2015 airline industry value of $742bn , this really could be the next big leap in travel. Virgin will partner with Boom to buy 10 of its new supersonic aircraft, with ticket prices about the same as current business class.

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Let Your Brain Take the Road Less Traveled

The Human Factor

Over time, it developed strategies for operating more efficiently, and one of those strategies involves traveling well-worn pathways to conserve energy use. If you’re tired of traveling the same well-worn pathways in your company, make it a habit to let your mind wander.

I Choose The Road Less Traveled

3Q Leadership Blog

I choose the road less traveled. •I © Irene Becker, Founder, Just Coach It-The 3Q Edge™ (IQ-EQ-SQ) Coaching, Consulting & Keynotes for a Better, Stronger Future 3Q Leadership™ Blog- 54,000+ Social Media Followers & Growing!

Have Pluma, Will Travel

Idea Champions

I will be on a 10 week writer's retreat in San Miguel de Allende working on my next book, Storytelling for the Revolution. During that time I will have about 7 hours each week for free lance writing and editing projects. Contact me if you have the need: mitch@ideachampions.com. My recent book

Think Like a Traveler

Michael Roberto

One of my favorite passages has to do with encouraging people to "think like a traveler." Here is an excerpt: Ever travel to a foreign city? We've all heard that, "Travel broadens the mind." We learn a lot when we travel not becuase we are any smarter on the road, but because we pay such close attention. When we travel, we engage in bottom up processing, because we can't rely on past experience to help us.

Open Innovation Challenge to Improve Air Travel: Winners Announced

IdeaConnection

Such was the success of the open innovation challenge that the airport is looking to launch future challenges to help improve passengers’ travel experiences. Several airline passengers have a little more money in the bank thanks to an open innovation competition in Germany.

MyQ will change the way you travel forever

Rapid Innovation in digital time

The winner of Seedstars World 'start-up competition' in Lagos is MyQ, a queue management application, which organizes and manages vehicle queuing. Ishiaku Gwamna, CEO of Softronix, the company which designed MyQ, kindly lets us discover MyQ more in-depth. Continue reading → Digital & Media Innovation Ishiaku Gwamna Lagos mobile app MyQ Nigeria Queuing SeedStarsWorld Start-up Transportation

Six Things Great Innovators Do Differently

Innovation Excellence

Innovation air travel collaboration Crowdsourcing culture Harvard Business Review Innovation Strategy Talent technology travel web developersTake a look at any successful enterprise and you’ll find innovation at its core.

11 Great Things to See and Do in South Florida

Destination Innovation

Travel alligator botanical everglades florida garden keys morikami tourist visitorDeering Estate. Many visitors think of Florida in terms of Orlando and Disney World. But I believe that once the children have grown up you will find that South Florida has much more to offer.

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The Virtues of the "Pile-on Meeting" at HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel

Michael Roberto

In this week's New York Times Corner Office interview, Adam Bryant interviewed Kathleen Finch, chief programming officer of HGTV, Food Network and the Travel Channel. Food Network HGTV Kathleen Finch leadership pile-on meeting Travel ChannelFinch describes a particular technique she uses to generate great ideas at her networks. She calls it the "pile-on meeting." Here's her explanation of this method: I have a meeting every few months that I call a “pile-on meeting.”

Sights to see in North-East Scotland

Destination Innovation

Take a car from Inverness (which is well worth a visit), have a look at Loch Ness and then travel north to take in these recommendations: John O’Groats. Travel cairn dornoch orkney scotland skara brae thurso touristDunrobin Castle.

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Can Africa’s Entrepreneurs and Innovators solve Africa’s Problems?

Destination Innovation

Innovation Examples & Lessons Leadership of Innovation Travel africa cardiopad entrepreneur m-pesa savvylooWhat can save Africa from its many problems; grinding poverty, corrupt bureaucrats, incompetent governments and dire infrastructure?

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Everything Has a Shelf Life

Innovation Excellence

Innovation Atlantic City Borscht Belt Catskills New York recreation retail Shopping Malls travelSo much has been said about the demise of brick and mortar retail. This weekend I got clarity. Clarity about the future of the current-state shopping mall. Its shelf life has expired.

How WOW Air Disrupted The Airline Industry

Innovation Excellence

The Rise of Icelandic Travel in the United States: Iceland is anticipated to have more tourists than their entire population this year according to Vox. Innovation Airline Industry airlines disruption Iceland travel Wow Air

Innovation Perspectives: Colombia’s Modern Day Renaissance

Innovation Excellence

culture Government Innovation Latin America Profiles of Innovators Sustainability history Innovation awards Renaissance South America travel urban innovationThe city of Medellin Columbia has received numerous awards recently, including the world’s most innovative city award from the Wall Street Journal and CitiBank in 2013, as well as the biennial Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize in 2016.

Innovation Sighting: Adjustable Airline Seats

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Consumer Innovation Creativity Growth Strategy airlines flying invention travel innovationHere's a nice example of the Attribute Dependency Technique, one of five in the innovation method called Systematic Inventive Thinking (SIT).

Lines of Innovation – Part 1

Innovation Excellence

Case Study Culture & Values Design Government Innovation Management Processes & Tools Strategy Applying Innovation Complex Problem Solving culture discovery engineering history Industrial Revolution infrastructure Innovation Lessons Pilgrimage Queue travel Workflow

You Are What You Eat, but Not What You Tweet – Thoughts from the Road

BrainZooming

What You Get Traveling. Brainzooming - All Posts Events Humor Offered Without Comment Other topics travelFirst trip of the year, and I started getting a sore throat by the first morning. How did I not build up more immunity than THAT? A scratchy throat makes for a long week.

Walkabouts are needed for learning and testing ourselves

Innovation Excellence

Africa Entrepreneurship Innovation Creativity travel WalkaboutHow often do you pause for thought, even simply for ‘just those few minutes,’ so as to allow yourself to openly question where you are and what you are attempting to do?

Transcendent Computing Emerges

Technology Created

At different rates and in different ways, we’re each accumulating data about our work, health, travel, relationships, careers, automobiles and homes. With our identity traveling with us and being broadcast from us, many parts of our life will be automated simply by our presence.

What Drives Innovation

Rmukesh Gupta

Questions that help us time travel. Then there are questions that allow us the ability to travel back and forth in time. Every leader wants to build a culture of innovation in their respective organisations.

What’s Really Happening with United’s Board?

Adam Hartung

Current Affairs In the Swamp Leadership Travel altimiter Barney Harford Bethune board of directors brenda yester baty CEO delphi autommotive lampert munoz PAR Rodney O'Neal sherpa foundry smisek tina stark ual unions United airlines United continential

Using the FORTH Method to Navigate Your Innovation Journey

Hype

Using a highly visual approach he takes the notion of “ the Innovation Expedition ”, as a way to think about the path along which ideas travel, from discovery, to business case concept, to finally emerging as winning ideas in the marketplace.

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To Innovate You Need To Question Your Assumptions

Beyond the Obvious

Every year I travel around the world giving workshops and motivational talks on innovation. I enjoy doing this; I’m a naturally curious person, and there’s always something interesting to observe and learn from these speaking dates.

Inside the mind of a creative genius: Werner Herzog

Idea to Value

The other side, traveling on foot, nobody does it and what I said will disappear into thin air any moment from now. Traveling on foot has actually given me insight into the world itself. The world reveals itself to one who travel on foot.

High-Profile Deals Show Corporate Fervor for Tech Startups

Rocketspace

We love to see technology like Mozio's, delivering a consumer-centric solution for travelers who are often left to search vainly for 'last mile' travel options in unfamiliar settings," said Bonny Simi, president, JetBlue Technology Ventures, as the companies announced the deal.

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#1,335 – The Plane Train

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Like most people I love to travel but hate the act of traveling. Thankfully, there may soon be a better way to travel that would cut out the middle man.

Crowdsourcing and Traffic

IdeaScale

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving which means that many of you are traveling to be home for the holidays. And if you are traveling that means that you’re trying to avoid something that no one enjoys: traffic! Travel safe today, tomorrow and for the rest of the holiday season!

IoT Is Rewiring Established Industries: Here’s How

Rocketspace

Today’s IoT startups are laying the groundwork of a new economy that connects physical and digital realms—subsequently creating a world in which people are closer together and information has the potential to travel faster than ever before. The Internet of Things (IoT) has been called the next Industrial Revolution. In a recent report, BI Intelligence found that there will be 34 billion devices connected to the Internet by 2020, which represents an increase from 10 billion in 2015.

Future Squared Episode #39: The Future of the Global Economy with Parag Khanna | Collective Campus

Collective Campus

Parag Khanna is a leading global strategist, world traveler, and best-selling author. He is a CNN Global Contributor and Managing Partner of Hybrid Reality, a boutique geostrategic advisory firm

More Roman Innovation and How to Innovate Like a Tourist

Innovation Excellence

I wrote recently about innovation lessons from the Roman Empire (SPQR Innovation) and in the course of my travels and research, I have uncovered additional Roman examples that are worth investigating.

3 ways to leverage your innovation ecosystem better

Hype

Companies and consortia to the likes of Salesforce (client relationship management systems), IMEC (Nano electronics), Korean Air (air travel) or P.R.O.F. Co-development partnerships. Broad business networks. Independent networked organizations. Meta organizations. Collaborative arrangements.

Innovation Lessons from the Troublesome Start of AIRBNB

Innovation Excellence

What began as a simple idea to earn some extra income and help out travelers from out-of-town eventually took off globally. AirBnB started in 2007 and is valued now at over $ 25 billion. There are at least 3 important lessons learned from its troublesome start. Here's their story.

How the World of Esports is Taking Over Streaming Services

InnovationManagement

When the world's most iconic gaming tournaments go live, viewers from around the globe travel to arenas and tune into streaming services so they can watch their favorite gamers battle for eternal glory and riches. As competitive gaming raises in popularity, streaming services are being flooded by gamers.

Three Insights for Innovators from Elon Musk

Innovation Excellence

At 17 he went to University in Canada and subsequently settled in the USA where he founded a company, Zip2, which provided online travel guides. Elon Musk was born in South Africa in 1971. He got his first computer at the age of 8 and learned to program.

10 Famous inventions that were the culmination of other people’s work

Idea to Value

Ford released the Model T in 1908, and it was the first car to gain mass market appeal and success at a time when many people still travelled by horse. A dirty (yet open) secret about innovation is that most great breakthroughs don’t happen thanks to a single lone genius.