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. Innovation Strategist at Netek and 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?


Innovation, Leadership

Innovation isn’t a job

The corporate innovation struggle is real, they all want it. So to make their innovation dreams real, companies are now making innovation everyone’s job by making it a prerequisite for job searchers, and also putting “innovation” related words and activities in existing employees job descriptions. Good try, but it’s not enough.
Creativity, entrepreneurship, Innovation

Here’s what innovators do differently that imitators don’t

Are all innovators alike, and can we all learn and develop the skills to become innovators? Yes. I’m big on fundamentals, and though you can’t create a Mozart or David Bowie, you can unleash your innovation capability by applying the skills necessary to be creative and innovate. For me, innovation is a mindset. The definition of mindset is the following: “a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to…