The Ladder Of Your Own Making

There’s a natural hierarchy to work. Your job, if you choose to accept it is to climb the ladder of hierarchy rung-by-rung. Here’s how to go about it: Continue reading

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Innovation Through Task Unification

The famous inventor, Thomas Edison, lived in a beautiful home. But something was unusual about the gate that led into his house… Continue reading

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Northern Lights in Oulu, Finland

While, some communities have not even launched their first government crowdsourcing initiative, the Finnish government and its citizens have a lot to teach us. They’ve been at the forefront of digital citizen engagement and it’s helping them out a great deal: in improving their policies, in learning more about the public, and in changing public sentiment about the government. Continue reading

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joi

“Remember before the internet?” asks Joi Ito. “Remember when people used to try to predict the future?” In this engaging talk, the head of the MIT Media Lab skips the future predictions and instead shares a new approach to creating in the moment: building quickly and improving constantly, without waiting for permission or for proof that you have the right idea. Continue reading

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Too Busy To Innovate

SMEs are helplessly squeezed between tech start-ups and global corporations in this battle. SMEs should start their innovation engines, imagine their exciting futures and capitalise on these new disruptive technologies. The alternative is to become collateral damage in the crossfire between the faster and the mightier. Continue reading

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World Cup Innovation

As I watched the matches over the last few weeks, I found myself thinking about how innovation practitioners could benefit from examining their work efforts using examples from soccer. From the start to the end of a match, soccer is rife with lessons learned for the innovator. Continue reading

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45 Inspiring Quotes for Startups

Whether you’re an early stage start-up, growing at a success rate that you’ve never dreamt, or just contemplating making the leap to entrepreneurship, we all need a little inspiration. Entrepreneurs who follow their dreams and are driven by passion can have bad days too. We’re sure these 45 quotes will power you through to bring out your best. Continue reading

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