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Eight O

As I was walking in New York City down Lafayette Street in SOHO yesterday, I noticed a long line around a storefront that did not look like a trendy shop, or a pop-up sample sale location. Coming closer, I recognized a familiar sign– Central Perk – on the front door of a pop-up coffee shop recreated by Eight O’Clock coffee and Warner Bros. to celebrate 20th anniversary of once wildly popular show ‘Friends’. Continue reading

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A series of personal innovation stories from a new book by Luis Solis, “Innovation Alchemists: what every CEO needs to know to hire the right Chief Innovation Officer”. Today’s essay on METHODS comes from Deborah Arcoleo who is Director, Advanced Innovation Center at The Hershey Company. Continue reading

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Innovation Sighting: The Division Technique in Vision Correcting Displays

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

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Jeff Bezos, always had the spirit of lean management, since the day that he created Amazon. Amazon is a natural place to see lean principles at work. Continue reading

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Innovation Sighting: Subtraction in Commercial Aircraft Cabins

Can you imagine flying in a plane without windows? A design team from Technicon Design in Paris created an interior that displays 360-degree views that are simulated on internal screens from external cameras that capture the surrounding environment in real time. Continue reading

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Lingresearchdigest

One big obstacle to starting a business is gone, marketing overhead for entrepreneurs can be as low as $50 a month. Continue reading

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Starbucks

Starbucks understands better than most and exemplifies: it’s all about the brand experience. Nothing else. Continue reading

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