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Here is an in depth interview with Barry Ainsworth, the man who engineered Bohemian Rhapsody, perhaps one of the greatest rock songs ever written. Read on … Continue reading

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Muhammad Ali: An analogy for innovation - Innovation Excellence

Today I’ll argue that Ali embodies innovation, and his life is symbolic and perhaps an analogy for what innovators live and do. Continue reading

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TED talk:

Hilarious and Poignant, Tim Urban’s presentation at TED is a must-see for the Innovator, Procrastinator, or both! Continue reading

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Disrupt your own business before someone else does. Offering second hand books at low margin threatened Amazon’s higher value new book sales but this did not bother Bezos. He wanted to own that segment of the market too and to prevent a competitor from seizing it. Continue reading

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RIP George Martin – An Innovation Master - Innovation Excellence

It has been a tough few months for Rock and Roll. We have lost Bowie, Lemmy, BB King, Chris Squire, Scott Weiland, Glenn Frey and today, Keith Emerson. On Tuesday, we lost another master blender and enabler – Sir George Martin, the Fifth Beatle. As an innovator, he epitomized many traits we should all aspire to – Expertise, openness, crossing boundaries and passion for quality. RIP Sir George Continue reading

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A review of David Bowie’s capacity as a serial innovator and re-inventor. Continue reading

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What Henry Beard & Chris Cerf Can Teach Us about Communication - Innovation Excellence

Satirists Henry Beard and Christopher Cerf shine some light on Deliberately Deceptive Language. Continue reading

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