Want to think what nobody has ever thought? Easy,question assumptions. There comes a moment in time where everyone agrees with everybody about pretty much everything. For any sized organization that are focused on creating a culture of relentless innovation, hardened dogma is an innovation obstacle they must overcome. Continue reading
Innovation is anything that is new, useful, and surprising. “Surprising” means that the idea makes you slap your forehead and say, “Gee, why didn’t I think of that?” Here’s a great example. Continue reading
There are always advances being made in the world of sports manufacturing, from creating better and safer sporting gear to marketing fun and funky items for athletes and sports fans alike. Continue reading
Conventionalism, risk aversion and complacency kill innovation and entrepreneurship. Through our education, from kindergarten to grad school, then through our professional lives, we have been shaped in the same mold, even though we hear here and there that we need to “think outside the box”, that box being only aimed to fit into a bigger box, like the Russian dolls. Continue reading
It’s important to keep in mind that when using gamification with your workforce to foster innovation, there are specific variables to you must consider in order to succeed.
In 1996 Steve Jobs expressed strong agreement with a quote he ascribed to Pablo Picasso, Good artists copy; great artists steal. This is a meme with a long pedigree, Continue reading