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Disruptive innovation theory in 15 tweets

-+*What is disruption? Many believe that disruption is innovation. Truth is, what many believe to be disruptive really isn’t. First of all, nobody deliberately sets out to be disruptive; it happens after the fact. To bring some clarity to the subject, Marc Andreessen wrote up a tweetstorm where he explains Clayton Christensen’s disruptive innovation theory […]

What does the future of our youth look like?

-+*America’s 10 Million Unemployed Youth Spell Danger for Future Economic Growth. That’s the headline of a June 2013 report by the Center for American Progress, 22.5 percent of teens ages 16 to 19 are unemployed, and 1.4 million teens are neither enrolled in school nor working. Young people in general can have a hard time […]

10 Ways to Discover What You Don’t Know that You Don’t Know

-+*The mindset of innovation is characterized by a deliberate attempt to question what you know and explore what you don’t. In large organizations this manifests itself in a very simple equation; Innovation = reducing errors + increasing insights.

Doing what everyone else is doing is the wrong strategy

-+*What do high-flying startups know about growth that others don’t? According to new research on startup growth, there are ten things high-flying startups do differently to grow quickly. One of them, and it isn’t a surprise, is they change the game by playing by a different set of rules: None of these breakout companies did […]

Here’s how to take something ordinary and make it extraordinary

-+*Though the old Be Like Mike ads are cultural icons, Gatorade has found a way to make them more interesting.

What book changed your life?

-+*Everyone has a favorite book, but how about one that changed your life? Typically you get asked about your favorite books about a specific topic, or books in general; but never about a book that changed your life. Well, somebody asked me this question recently, I’d never thought about it before. 

Innovators have strong opinions weakly held

-+*Innovators are less myopic than the rest, that’s a fact you can count on. But, what makes them so? They are willing to change their mind…