Innovation High-tech China

Many Chinese brands tend to develop their own innovation strategies and launch their own high value products. The challenge for them is, therefore, to assert and highlight their capacity for innovation in their communications and own their space. Continue reading

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25 Things Skilled Learners Do Differently

Imagine for a moment that all human beings had the same IQ, but that some of us knew how to tap into it better than others. How would we approach education differently? Continue reading

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double-weave-fabric-on-the-loom

Creating cohesion between teams with different workflows and methodologies is one of the most daunting tasks for innovative companies, particularly at an enterprise level, and building bridges between these silos often means constructing custom solutions that will aid the creation process. Continue reading

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If It’s Not Different, It’s Not Innovation

Creative products are novel and useful; Innovative products are novel, useful, and successful. Beforehand, it’s impossible to know if something will be successful, but if it’s useful there’s a chance it could be… Continue reading

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FirstBuild: Co-Creating the Next Generation of Home Appliances

I recently discovered FirstBuild, an online and physical community dedicated to hacking, designing, engineering, building, producing and selling the next generation of home appliances. I am delighted to share my interview with Taylor Dawson, a Founding Member of FirstBuild, via partner company GE. Continue reading

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project manager growth

It’s official. The current consulting model – be it global consultancies or smaller firms – is built for 2 things: long-term projects and large teams. That model is no longer what companies need. They know it, and they’re disrupting it…inside! Continue reading

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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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