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.

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.

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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.

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

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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

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.

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.

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.”

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

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

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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Platforms Are Eating The World

Innovation Excellence

We would buy products at retail outlets, or possibly their online versions, stay in hotel chains when traveling and hail taxis one the street and nobody thought much about it. A recently as a decade ago, the world was largely dominated by “pipeline” businesses with linear value chains.

5 Most Influential Innovators of the 21st Century

InnovationManagement

With the advancement of technology in the 21st century these innovators: Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Sheryl Sandberg, Mark Zuckerberg and Sheila Lirio Marcelo are creating new ways to travel, interact with others and access professionals for help.

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.

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.

The Internet of Things Is Creating Smart Airports

Daniel Burrus

For countless travelers, the term “smart airport” is an oxymoron. Thanks to new technology, many other aspects of airline travel have definitely improved. There’s little doubt that tools such as large interactive displays, electronic check-ins, kiosks and improved baggage tracking systems have provided a much smoother and more pleasant travel experience. The tools that we ourselves carry have also improved airline travel.

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.

Comment on Steal Domino’s Idea…Please by Stephen Jordan (@junkfishjordan)

Stephen Shapiro

I remember traveling from Boston to Caracas in 2005 with my brother and friend, and Continental lost our luggage for 4 days. It was maddening (but to your point in this blog, comforting) to know that on Day 3 they were tracking our bags “on their way from Pittsburgh to Hartford”, two places that had nothing to do with our itinerary. I remember thinking “well, they’re inept, but at least they can track how inept they are”

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.

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.

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.

Moroccan Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Morocco is a land that has mystified and enchanted travelers for ages. Situated between the Mediterranean Sea, the Atlas Mountains, and the Sahara Desert, Morocco is a place of geographic and cultural diversity, situated at the confluence of civilizations.

When the Blockchain Meets the Road

Innovation Excellence

An Exciting Future vs. Government Regulation -- The future of human travel is exciting. We conquered the skies when the Wright brothers took flight in 1903, only after turning our attention from the invention of the underground railway in London in the late 1800s.

The Yin And Yang Of Elon Musk

Innovation Excellence

At the recent Code Conference, Elon Musk had a wide ranging interview about everything from who he thinks will compete with Tesla in self-driving cars to neural laces that will augment human intelligence and his plans for space travel.

Tools Don’t Equal Skills – Innovation Requires Learning

Tim Kastelle

In the three and half years that we lived there, we traveled all over New Zealand, birding everywhere we could. When Nancy and I arrived in New Zealand for our honeymoon, we had just started birding.

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If You See Rocks, You Hit Rocks

Tim Kastelle

What we focus on determines our performance I recently had a chance to catch up with my friend Ben for a quick coffee while I was traveling through Seattle.

Successful Strategy: Why it’s a Social Thing

Innovation Excellence

Understand that it travels socially, between individuals and through morale. Consider who needs to be on board for success. Your board of directors? The senior leadership team? Particular committees?

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?

10 Industries The Internet of Things Will Change Forever

Game-Changer

Complex analytics capabilities also mean travel on or in roads, rails, seas and skies will be safer. According to McKinsey, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate up to $11.1 trillion a year in economic value by 2025.

NYC Buses prove innovation must start with the customer

Idea to Value

Travel Time. When asked about what was most important to them, people using the buses in New York City just gave the public transport department a big surprise. In an interesting new report just published by research group Transitcenter, people who ride the buses overwhelming voted that the fancy new innovations being installed on buses (like Wifi and USB sockets) weren’t worth the additional cost of around $2,000 to $3,000 per bus. What was instead important to them?

Innovation and creativity: the lasting competitive advantage

OVO Innovation

Someone will be needed to dream up the next AI, investigate black holes, explore space and perhaps discover how to travel at the speed of light. I wrote recently about my last trip to Dubai, and the impact it had on me. Dubai is unusual because it combines a number of factors - an energetic leadership, a country and region hungry for growth and transformation, a significant investment pool, and a real "can do" spirit. Clearly things are changing quickly there, and everywhere.