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Mental confusion is to the mind what muscle confusion is to the body. Cultivating mental confusion will make you more wholesome and more creative. Continue reading

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Six Techniques to Sharpen and Expand Your Innovation Instincts

One of the most valuable things anyone can bring to the innovation process is great ideas for uniquely solving consumer needs. And, in order to bring novel (innovative) ideas to your organization, I have found that it is important to continually sharpen and expand your instincts and intuition. Here are six techniques that can help.
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Solitary Genius to Holistic Design by Patrick Le Quément, Renault Design Creator

A story about evolution of design over time: how it impacts the role of design manager, as innovation becomes a collective adventure. Continue reading

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Innovation  Conversation with Jun Lee, ReD Associates

An Innovation Conversation with Jun Lee, Partner, ReD Associates and Lou Killeffer, Marketing Editor, Innovation Excellence
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Sustainable Innovation – a conversation with Alan South of Solar Century

Alan South leads Solar Century, a company dedicated to bring novel and sustainable solar energy products to the world. He has abackground working for IDEO, perhaps the foremost design innovation company in the World. Peter Cook asks about how he has created a climate of innovation at Solar Century and his thoughts on creativity, design and the role of leadership in building an innovative enterprise. Continue reading

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The Future of the Book

Meet Nelson, Coupland, and Alice — the faces of tomorrow’s book. Watch global design and innovation consultancy IDEO’s vision for the future of the book. What new experiences might be created by linking diverse discussions, what additional value could be created by connected readers to one another, and what innovative ways we might use to tell our favorite stories and build community around books? Continue reading

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How Companies Pursue Greatness

James Wynn, Strategy Principal at SYPartners talks with Lou Killeffer about two of the world’s great businesses and brands, IBM and Starbucks, and how companies pursue greatness. This is the first in an exclusive series of Innovation Conversations that looks inside how some companies become great and stay great…
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