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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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The Little Known Secret To Pixar

With 15 Academy Awards and an average worldwide gross of over $600 million per film, Pixar might just be the most successful creative enterprise ever—and one of the most profitable. Out of the 14 features the firm has produced, all but one have made the list of top 50 highest grossing animated movies. Continue reading

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Spinglish for Innovators - Innovation Excellence

Why is Spinglish important to innovation practitioners? All innovation has a political dimension and requires selling ideas (sometimes over and over and over again) and being able to translate possibilities into commitment, action, investment. It’s probably wise to be alert to the Spinglish on the other side of the table, and from time to time, using some spinning can be practical. Continue reading

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GE & Nat Geo: Breakthrough TV series celebrates scientific progress and innovation - Innovation Excellence

GE has partnered with National Geographic on a new series, ‘Breakthrough’, which premieres tonight, November 1st on the NatGeo channel. The series examines scientific explorers and cutting-edge innovations. Continue reading

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The show’s premise is simple: it’s essentially a business pitch competition where entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas on live TV to a panel of investors known as the “sharks”. Continue reading

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Improvisation Lessons from Paisley Park University

Just recently I was asked to interview Marcus Anderson, a brilliant young sax player that works with Prince and Sheila E and has performed at The Whitehouse for President Obama. Read on Continue reading

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