Category: Op Ed

Tom Vander Ark

In the near future, in cities and across networks that lead the shift, we could see a significant improvement in career readiness and economic participation.
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Just in from New Zealand: Jeremy Suisted on the big four positive signs that the work you and your team are doing is meaningful, innovative and a passionate part of your team’s work life. Continue reading

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This post is part of a series of conversations published on the Time website, authored by myself and Nicha Ratana, with transformational leaders who will be storytellers at the BIF10 Collaborative Innovation Summit in Providence, RI, on Sept. 17-18. Continue reading

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Innovation is serious business. The lifeblood of your company depends on your ability to serve the changing world with new products and services while continuing to generate profits. What does this have to do with comedy? Turns out there are a lot of similarities. Continue reading

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Originally, developed by futurist Alvin Toffler to describe how we can overcome the inertia of the status quo, this dynamic process of recalibrating our thinking by engaging in a process of individual and collective learning, unlearning and relearning equips us to abandon what is not working so… Continue reading

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Do you want an innovative realtor (or barber or mechanic)? I don’t! But, I’m grateful some people do! As almost every company selling any type of product or service today seems to be using the word innovative, I’d like to quote Inigo Montoya (Princess Bride): “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” Continue reading

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We think the NYU Stern School grads are lucky to have gotten the straight talk about failure from Hatkoff right between the eyes! Whether its their first or next job, or first or next try at innovating, getting comfortable with failure is the hall pass to success in our current economy. Continue reading

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