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Which is more valuable, good ideas or good people?

The answer is obvious, right? Well, not so. Some think that ideas matter more because you can snap them out of thin air. Which is why I think most people guard their ideas. They think they are unique on their own... That isn't true. Ideas matter, … [Read more]

Lars Bratsberg’s Talk on Repetitive Innovation at Google

How does Google continue to grow exponentially while still staying innovative? This question was asked at one of my recent workshops. Well, to the person who asked the question, in the video below Lars Bratsberg, the Head of Branding at Google … [Read more]

One question to help you innovate how you innovate

How do you innovate how you innovate? Easy, stop doing what worked before and start looking for insights outside the mainstream. How? Because I haven't found any, and conduct them myself, a couple of weeks ago I wrote a short guide on how to … [Read more]

Do innovation programs work for sustainable innovation?

In my experience, no. In the short-term the organization might get a jolt of excitement, but over the long-term nothing will change. Here's why: … [Read more]

Innovation is not a process of checking tasks off a checklist

While the rest of the world clamors on how we are settling into an entrepreneurial economy and how their respective countries are building entrepreneurial ecosystems, there are other non-entrepreneurial habits that come with the territory: … [Read more]

What is empathy?

What happens when #neuroscience meets #anthropology to talk #empathy? We found out in Boston. | http://t.co/E8g5sSPPOM — SEEK Company (@theSEEKco) February 17, 2014   What happens is that you get some very abstract conversations about … [Read more]

Why don’t businesses experiment to drive innovation?

There is no innovation without experimentation... A while back, Dan Ariely wrote a thoughtful column in the Harvard Business Review about why businesses don't experiment: … [Read more]