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.

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 – 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

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.

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.”

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!

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.

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

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.

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.

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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

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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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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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.”

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.

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

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.

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?

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?

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).

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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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.

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!

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.

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.

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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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.

Learning a new innovation language

Paul Hobcraft

We all in the middle of a re-orientation of our ways to undertake innovation as a process and in its design. The past belief that a product was your island and pathway to secured profits no longer works. We are learning to connect in completely different ways.

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.

History as a Tool for Innovators & Product Managers

Innovation Excellence

After spending nearly 20 years at IBM, Scott Bowden is now traveling the globe to investigate and share how historic innovations provide lessons for the modern-day innovation practitioners – you and me. History can be a great tool in solving day-to-day problems encountered in innovation. Build Capability Innovation history Interview Podcast Product Management

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.

Never stop investing in yourself. It’s vital for staying creative

Idea to Value

And sometimes it’s about investing in your personal self, such as with hobbies, travel or other activities. A more personal post from me this week, as I recently had a bit of a milestone in my business. But it teaches an important lesson about staying creative.