“ Only birth can conquer death — the birth, not of the old thing again, but of something new. - Joseph Campbell, The Hero With A Thousand Faces The central economic imperative of the new economy is to...
Google Apps is beginning to revolutionize education.
With its highly collaborative, online/offline format — and its attractive price tag (free!) — many schools, businesses and other organizations are ditching their expensive, clunky software for this powerful suite of tools.
Maybe like me, you asked yourself last week, what does the $40 million Google investment in Renaissance Learning mean? There are two implications of the big deal: personalized learning paths are rapidly becoming a reality and the big guys will play a key role in innovation.
Content is powerful. It helps websites and companies earn traffic, earn amplification through social media, build trust with an audience, all at a cost far lower than traditional or online paid marketing channels. But, sometime in the next few years, I’m worried that it may become a more challenging, more risky, and less dividend-paying investment. …
Innovation is driven by hope and fear. By humans dreaming of a better place. Emerging technologies are maintaining scale and deflation, accelerating the pace of change, having a profound impact on how societies, institutions, businesses and individuals interact. The emergence of new identities, facilitated by technologies and enabled by new values, is the new revolution. A peer-to-peer revolution. - See more at: http://www.innovationexcellence.com/blog/2014/01/16/the-impact-of-innovation/#sthash.WKS2DYdX.dpuf
In conversations with senior executives, we occasionally hear some version of this saying: “I’d rather have a good strategy and great execution than vice versa.” This attitude reflects confusion about what great strategy is.
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?