When we shared this image from the @buffer Twitter account recently, it got me thinking. The Tweet resulted in over 1,000 retweets, which somehow was an indication that a lot of people seemed to agree with this statement. There’s a key difference between knowledge and experience and it’s best described like this: The original is from [...]
Creativity is Big Business in California California Economy Reporting Lieu, who chairs both the Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee and the Joint Committee on the Arts, seems eager to get California thinking...
I’m going to say something that might sound nutty. But I’ll say it anyways. The Startup Movement is not about startups. What could I possibly mean, you might be asking? Did I drink too much eggnog over the holidays? After all, the Startup Movement appears real enough. In hundreds of cities around [...]
Diego Matheu's insight:
millennials , innovation and startup movement. Thing are changing. Are you ready?
We asked eight innovative Stanford GSB alumni entrepreneurs including Kiva’s Jessica Jackley (MBA ’07) and Design Within Reach’s Rob Forbes (MBA ’85) to shed light on how they come up with their best...
We asked prominent Stanford GSB alumni an open-ended question: “What values are important to you in business?” Below you’ll find a combination of personal maxims and principles that may guide your own...
Do you want your company to succeed? do you want your people to be creative? Do you want to innovate? Main ingredient: DOUBT! Just change the way you look at your company, just throw away your assumptions! great video & speech
Brain studies on creativity reveal what goes on at that “Aha!” moment when we get a sudden insight. If you measure EEG brain waves during a creative moment, it turns out there is very high gamma activity that spikes 300 milliseconds before the answer comes to us. Gamma activity indicates the binding together of neurons,... Read more »
Diego Matheu's insight:
Fun @ work can make your people be more creative, can make your business be more innovative and grow. Again your people first and then your customers. That's why and how companies such as Google create the conditions for their people to be innovative.
CEO's say that creativity is a crucial leadership skill, the most valuable management skill, but few apparently have it. Being operative and following the "rules" or processes will be done by machines in the future; Creativity distinguishes us as human beings.