An interview by Sarah Gray at Salon caught my attention. In it, Walter Isaacson talked about his new book The Innovators and he said this about innovation “Innovation comes from collaboration, it comes from teamwork…the people who invented the computer and the Internet were not lone inventors like an Edison or a Bell, in their …
Risk aversion comes in many forms and faces. When the purchasing decision chain is full of doubters, this can bedevil an entrepreneur's attempts to find innovation-minded customers who will go out on a limb and try a new way of doing business.
Patents are complex documents that bury a handful of important sentences under a mountain of fluff and jargon. If you’re going to read a patent (and I urge you not to) you might as well start with the important parts, and read them correctly.
Matthew E. May, author of the new book The Laws of Subtraction, believes if we would take a more minimalist approach to our work, seeking ways to get maximum impact with minimum effort, there would be much less waste - and much more innovation.
Corporations are constructed of lots of individuals who have their own time opportunities and constraints. The more people, the more constraints and interruptions, the less time to do something new and different.
How would you like a roadmap for doing everything – including problem solving – with more creativity?
This roadmap comes from New York Times bestselling author Michael Gelb, who has spent the past forty years exploring how to help others enhance and apply their natural creative powers. We recently sat down and discussed his latest book Creativity on Demand.
A NEW index ranks Japan as the most efficient among Asian countries in turning the building blocks of creativity into tangible innovations that benefit their economies and people while Myanmar, Pakistan and Cambodia are least efficient.
The Problem with Solved Problems that Aren’t Solved Phil was certain that his company had their innovation problems solved. After all, they had a dedicated innovation team, they had idea management software, and they had started a big internal PR effort to highlight successful innovations. What could possibly go wrong? Lots, actually. Over the past […]