jorge barba

Hello my friend, welcome to the Game-Changer! A blog about innovation, new ideas and how the world is changing. I’m your host Jorge Barba, an Innovation Insurgent. You’re here because you’re interested in being or becoming a Game-Changer in everything you do. Let’s do it!

I’m CEO of Big Bang Group, CEO and co-founder of Better and OnTime. I’m also the President of the Baja California Innovation Cluster.

I also work with startups and corporations. Need help reinventing your innovation capability, developing new growth platforms and revenue streams?

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Innovation

Simplicity Wins But It’s Not Without Its Challenges

 in Innovation
Picking up your kids from school shouldn’t be a pain in the ass… One of my latest ventures is a solution to the “waiting for kids at school” problem all parents face. In the U.S. it might be a little different than in Mexico, but the problem is universal: all parents wait a long time to pick up their kids at school! This is not a problem I have, but a friend of mine does. So,…
Innovation, Leadership

Want To Hire Innovators? Here’s How You’re Dismissing Them

Most organizations are not setup to hire innovators, rather they filter them out. Why? Because they follow the tried and true solid advice for making good hiring decisions: hire for culture-fit. To hire for culture-fit is to hire for comfort, the short-term, sameness; to keep optimizing what is rather than creating what’s next. The problem with hiring for culture-fit is that if your culture doesn’t reward risk taking and learning from mistakes then you will…