A body in motion tends to stay in motion, unless it’s perturbed by an external force. And, it’s the same with people – we keep doing what we’re doing until there’s a reason we cannot. Continue reading
What traits to successful startup founders share? It seems to be more than just brains and hard work. This is a top 12 list of the common characteristics I’ve observed in successful founders (and leaders). Continue reading
Sheila Escovedo is a world-class drummer, percussionist whose credits read like chapters in a music history book: Pete Escovedo, Marvin Gaye, Prince, Beyoncé, Herbie Hancock, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Ringo Star, Stevie Wonder, Gloria Estefan and George Duke.
Having been Prince’s musical director, I was interested in Sheila’s ability to lead teams of musical giants amongst the many things we talked about. Continue reading
Observetation and measurement is an essential imperative to succeed to create and sustain innovation Continue reading
Within each organization is innovation capacity. While not every organization may currently recognize it within themselves, each and every one has the potential to be innovative. But what does it take to be able to successfully integrate innovation into an organization? Continue reading
There can be confusion as to what innovation means in retail. Here’s how we think about where innovation occurs in retail, and what’s driving it. Continue reading