“I’ll know it when I see it”. That is a common expression of something that we think is novel and distinctive. When we see or experience something truly original, it is surprising. But how many times in a day, week, month or year are you authentically surprised? Rarely I assume. How can we change that? [...]
By now, you should know that I don’t sugarcoat it. No recipes, frameworks, or any other method with promises of a silver bullet. No BS here about how easy it is. With that said, here is another anecdote for you… Yesterday we visited a prospect, we talked about how we could help them make some [...]
Imagine if two people were given the same slides, reports, diagrams and the like, and were told to craft a unique strategy for the company. To do that, both would be put in separate rooms where they will be given 4 hours to work. After the 4 hours, both people come out from their respective [...]
How does innovation happen? For me, it starts with the individual and organizations ability to detect and conceive ideas, the organizational structure needed to execute on those ideas and lastly, the market has to be ready to accept those ideas. Here’s how Mr. Irving Wladawsky-Berger puts it:
People have short-term memory, so we tend to only remember the end of an experience. This is a critical insight for experience innovators (aren’t we all?), because we don’t take the time to take a step back and look at the big picture.
According to research by University of California, Berkeley economist Enrico Moretti, the author of The New Geography of Jobs, there are three reasons clusters emerge (from Stanford Graduate School of Business):
A couple of weeks ago I interviewed John Caswell and Hazel Tiffany of Group Partners on How Visualization Provides Strategic Ways To Solve Business Challenges. This is a guest post by John Caswell. In 2001 few people understood our work nor why visualization was so important in the business of transformation, change and strategy. A [...]