Category: Social Innovation

Thinking for yourself and challenging the status quo will keep you on the inventing side of business and life. Continue reading

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Now-ism: Why Perfect Scores Don’t Matter And What To Focus On Instead

“Education is what people do to you; learning is what you do to yourself.” These are the wise words of Joi Ito, Director of the MIT Media Lab. In a recent TED Talk, Ito reveals a revolutionary style of innovation that he and his colleagues discovered during a time when they had to take learning into their own hands. Continue reading

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culture knocks out strategy

Many companies have a huge gap between their culture and strategy — a problem that only gets bigger in larger companies, especially when they are in transition. Management at all of these companies have a common reflex: Scream louder about goals and policies as the gap between culture and strategy widens. Continue reading

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What amazing discovery did economists make in the 20th century about the true source of growth? Why was Joseph Schumpeter’s revolutionary “innovation theory” initially dismissed? And what exactly is the key to future progress for our world? Continue reading

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Over the last two and half centuries, innovation has changed human life more dramatically than in all of the previous millennia. But some are now asking if the world’s great innovation engine has broken down. Has America lost its innovation power? Continue reading

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Executive director of Cleveland Clinic Innovations, Gary Fingerhut, discusses the emerging era of medical innovation and commercialize new inventions and platforms. Continue reading

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Hult Prize

For me, I got out of the event was that the world is changing and if we don’t do anything, it will get worse and worse and soon most of the population will be struggling, and many will look back to this day and think, why didn’t we do anything to stop this. As the world changes, us as humans must change too. The Hult Prize can teach kids this and they will think in a whole new way Continue reading

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