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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]

What is the easiest way to motivate someone to innovate?

To make a discovery, to invent something that connects with people inevitably requires time and effort. This often entails years of experimentation, various setbacks and failures, and the need to maintain a high level of focus. You must have patience … [Read more]

Your strategy should help tell a story

A leader’s most important responsibility is identifying the biggest challenges to forward progress and devising a coherent approach to overcoming them. In contexts ranging from corporate direction to national security, strategy matters. Yet we have … [Read more]

Focus on the principles not the examples

"All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved." - Sun Tzu We all use examples to explain our ideas. Some people use examples from the same category, and a small percentage … [Read more]

Innovation must reads of the week: Nine Rules for Stifling Innovation

[View the story "Innovation must reads of the week: Nine Rules for Stifling Innovation" on Storify]Innovation must reads of the week: Nine Rules for Stifling InnovationStorified by Jorge Barba· Sat, Jan 19 2013 18:00:45Very good post from … [Read more]

What are the most important things you can do to speed and improve the creative process?

This the fourteenth 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. This is an … [Read more]

Maximun productivity at coworking space IOS Offices

Fast Company recently published an article about the benefits of a coworking space. From experience, I have my office in mexican coworking space IOS Offices, I can tell you it is true. Especially the part of feeling more productive. Why that is? I … [Read more]