Five Ways to Solve Tough Problems
Solving problems – the really tough problems – takes fortitude, insight and wisdom. Tough problems are tough because its difficult to think outside the box. It is often
Three Steps to Innovation – When The Emperor Has No Clothes
The “Emperor has no clothes” strikes a chord, because it so aptly points out our human failings. Societal norms and group think effectively make us fearful from speak
Eight Nations of Innovation
When does innovation become innovative? In a recent review, I stumbled across Rick Warren’s, talk from TEDxOrangeCoast. With innovation and discovery asking the right questio
Innovation is elusive. We see only what we can see. The adage “I’ll believe it when I see it” illuminates our deep skepticism for the unknown and unseen. B
Creative design with vuja de
At Tom Kelley’s recent talk, he gave us a preview of his upcoming book “Creative Design” – which should be done this fall. But as Tom said with tongue-in-
When IDEO co-founder Tom Kelley answered audience questions at his recent talk, several audience members asked “How do you get the boss, and corporate types, to listen to you
Must innovation be socially acceptable?
[blockquote cite=”—Tim Brown, president and CEO ” citeLink=”http://www.ideo.com/about/”]Design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovation that dr
Invention or Innovation?
If you sell a refrigerator to an Eskimo is that innovation? Webster defines innvoation as — 1: the introduction of something new or 2: a new idea, method, or device
Creativity drives economic growth.
To say, I heard Ideo’s co-founder Tom Kelley recently speak on “The Art of Innovation” minimizes the gift of insight he shared, and over the next few blog posts
Flying High on Innovation
I had a chance to hear the quirky market innovator and disrupter, Seth Godin speak. He gets it. In his new book, “The Iccarus Deception” the world is a different plac