How do people stifle innovation in your company? Source: link.brightcove.com Young Moon updates her Anti-creativity checklist reminding all of us of the self-talk that defeats innovation and creativity at work and in life. Do you recognize these behaviors? See on Scoop.it – Value creation insights
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You can’t build a systemic capability without a systematic approach. Source: hbr.org One of the hardest things when evaluating companies in which to invest is to find a track record of innovation and a method and process that makes that track record repeatable. Past performance isn’t a proxy unless you have a persistent driver. See […]
Historian will help to create displays exploring portraiture at the National Portrait Gallery in London in the autumn Source: www.theguardian.com In this seemingly off the topic post, Simon Schama laments the “look down” and “selfie” generation. All creativity and innovation is catalyzed by looking out. Consider the consequences if we don’t look at each other and the world […]
Here’s how innovators working outside the mainstream can break into the wider corporate world. Source: www.fastcompany.com Sometimes even the best ideas are lost to a poorly considered presentation. If the ideas are our own, we have lived with them long enough to be at once too familiar as well as blind to their shortcomings. Invest […]
Fifty years ago Intel’s co-founder noted the breakneck speed at which electronics develop. Source: www.washingtonpost.com While Moore’s Law is the extreme case, the beauty (or the tyranny) of the better and the cheaper drives us to innovate (or die). The urgency of the entrepreneur is now required together with the excellence of the operator. Deliver […]
Is your creativity at a lull? Two neuroscientists have come up with a scientific formula for inspiration. Source: edition.cnn.com 10 insights from the new book The Eureka Factor offer a short list to increase your capacity to innovate. Many of them seem obvious when one reflects on them but not surprisingly, tactical intensity tends to […]
Robert Litan explains that a key feature of the future growth of many firms is the ability to harness new online networking tools to find innovative ideas outside of their firms and insular industries. Source: www.brookings.edu One is not likely to find the next big thing sitting at one’s desk thinking "what’s the next big […]
To spur breakthroughs, midwestern industrial giant Parker Hannifin let a maverick engineering boss unleash his own brand of Silicon Valley startup culture. How far will the experiment go? Source: www.forbes.com It does not matter how old school the company, there must be an urgency to find the next product or category or service that customer […]
Here’s where governments do the most to make it easy for citizens to innovate. Source: www.washingtonpost.com While there is just one United States, it is important to remember that there are 50 policy making states pursuing different levels and mixes of initiatives designed to encourage innovation. Our future "depends upon our ability across all 50 […]
How international experiences can open the mind to new ways of thinking Source: www.theatlantic.com I often speak of the importance of travel to prepare people for a global marketplace. I had not considered fully that the broader frame of mind and greater adaptability that comes from travel may influence your capacity for creativity. But, here […]
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