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You don’t need permission to make things better

I'm coaching/advising a couple of people on two completely different, but just as important, things. One is competitive strategy, and another is on social media. Recently, both asked me the same question: What if I'm associated with a … [Read more]

Innovation must reads of the week: 8 elaborated innovation visions

Fast-forward into our Innovation Future bit.ly/Xqk2in #innovation @ovoinnovation @lindegaard @haydn1701 @ralph_ohr @scottdanthony — Paul Hobcraft (@Paul4innovating) February 7, 2013 #Innovation Alert - Six Techniques to Sharpen and Expand … [Read more]

Renaissance Men: 3 questions with video editing Ace Adrian Pedrin

Continuing our Renaissance Men Series, the last time we talked about the process of animation with Edwin Aguilar, Assistant Director of The Simpsons, and Jose Zelaya, Character Designer at Walt Disney Studios, I'm inviting my buddy Adrian Pedrin to … [Read more]

Why it’s very hard to say no…yet very important

#Strategy is a choice. No company can be all things to all people and still win. - @rogerlmartin — Jorge Barba (@jorgebarba) February 6, 2013   I firmly believe that strategy is about making choices. I didn't have to read it in a book or … [Read more]

Innovatio must reads of the week: Innovation in a rapidly changing world

[View the story "Innovatio must reads of the week: Innovation in a rapidly changing world" on Storify] Innovatio must reads of the week: Innovation in a rapidly changing world Storified by Jorge Barba· Sat, Feb 02 2013 18:15:09 RT … [Read more]

What does it mean to be “innovative”?

This the fifteenth of a series of weekly posts where I will answer a few common questions about innovation. Please feel free to add your own response. Also, if you have any questions you think we should discuss, let me know. In this week's … [Read more]

The two questions at the core of genuine service and innovation

We've got to sell our ideas. There's no way around it. And, we have to advocate for what we are selling. If we can't, we're doomed because nobody will believe in us. The catalyst for this, I believe, is a deep desire to make a difference: Our ideas … [Read more]