In the sandbox, creativity reigns, stress dissolves, and innovation is suddenly possible. Continue reading

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In my research of creativity in startup and mature companies I found that the ability of the team to hold productive debates was critical to that team’s creativity level. Continue reading

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Design Thinking

Now that Design Thinking is more commonly known, many groups are starting to adopt it. Chad McAllister Nathan interviews Nathan Owen Rosenberg Sr. to learn about the culture aspects of moving towards Design Thinking. Continue reading

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As the world plods onto bigger, greener and higher tech pastures, one would assume that every industry would go right along with it. The public release of the Internet heralded the downfall of some, such as video rental stores and travel agencies. Those that survived have generally embraced mobile technology, with iPads replacing mechanical cash registers in some establishments. However, for others… Continue reading

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No matter what industry you’re a part of, chances are you’ve had to deal with seemingly unreasonable demands and double standards from your direct supervisors, bosses, and clients. Continue reading

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Although there are no easy solutions, there are ways to improve the effectiveness of innovation in your company or for your clients. Gjis shares ten actions to reduce the failure rate of innovation. Continue reading

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The Future Of Money

It’s easy to see how money caught on. It was a much more efficient way to transact business than bartering one good for another. Money was also a useful store of wealth, certainly more convenient than livestock or grains. These two core functions—a medium of exchange and a store of value—still define money today. Continue reading

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