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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SVA.eu

When my son started saying that he was going to the library with his girlfriend to study, I had to investigate if this was even possible. To my amazement, the library has innovated and is thriving. Continue reading

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SAP_BBC.CO.UK

There is change beginning to emerge around the growing interest in innovation management software from the bigger Enterprise integrators. In particular I have become more aware of the advances taking place in managing innovation from SAP Continue reading

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Leonardp01ft54n

I want to focus on a personal passion, innovating at the interface between art and science. Continue reading

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Stagnating? Innovate How You Innovate With These 5 Ideas

Throughout this past year, I’ve been having conversations with innovation leaders from a couple of BIG companies about re-inventing their innovation capability. The pattern of conversation: we’ve had a good run, but feel that our process for making innovation happen is delivering incremental results. Bureaucracy has developed, and so we aren’t taking a lot of risks anymore. How do we shake ourselves out of it? Continue reading

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19 Work Habits to Get Ahead in the Business World

Your work day is a huge part of your life. So the way you approach your work can impact the rest of your life. That’s why it’s important to focus on activities that make you happier and more effective at your job. Here are 19 effective work habits to help you get ahead in the business world. Continue reading

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Join the Conversation About the Language of Innovation

It was bound to happen sooner or later… What is it you might ask? Well, it is the recognition that the language we use (and more importantly, having a common language) when it comes to innovation, to change, or to pretty much any other aspect of business is just as important as it is in our personal lives. Who does the recognition come from? Continue reading

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