Author Archives: Rowan Gibson
Companies often ask themselves why their innovation efforts seem to produce so few truly game-changing ideas. Why are they mostly getting only lukewarm suggestions for incremental improvements rather than radical new concepts for revolutionizing their industries? How can an organization get dramatically better at generating big, breakthrough ideas? Continue reading
Here’s the transcript and audio file from last week’s popular podcast “The Innovation Engine”, hosted by Will Sherlin, featuring an interview with Rowan Gibson, author of “The Four Lenses of Innovation.” Continue reading
What if you could find a way to think like Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, or Richard Branson? What if you discovered the actual thought processes that lead great innovators to their Eureka moments, and then you reverse-engineered them? What if you built a power tool for creative thinking that would enable you to emulate the mind of the innovator?
These days, everyone knows that Israel is an innovation powerhouse. The “start-up” nation is now home to many major players in the high tech industry – such as Google, Intel, IBM, Facebook, Microsoft and many others – and was ranked No.5 out of 50 in the Bloomberg Business Global Innovation Index. Continue reading
What can we learn from the European Renaissance about building an economic, business, and cultural environment where innovation can flourish? Can we apply the same principles today to infuse creativity into our companies – and into our nations? Continue reading