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The simple half step principle for innovation

There's a very interesting article on the history of camouflage in the Atlantic. It profiles one of it's leading innovators, Guy Cramer, and a new concealment innovation called Quantum Camouflage. Though the history of camouflage up to today is … [Read more]

Innovation posts of the week: The Business Models Investors Prefer

The Art of Momentum: Why Your Ideas Need Speed - The 99 Percent Ricardo Semler: Set Them Free Six Innovation Secrets Your Boss Never Told You - Businessweek The Power of Proposition Innovation - HBR Among Six Types Of Failure, … [Read more]

Laughter sets your mind free

A few days ago I was part of a brainstorming session for a client who recently opened a new restaurant in Mexico. The goal of the brainstorming session was to come up with ideas on how to create an experience that would make customers talk about it … [Read more]

Innovation posts of the week: Secret to innovation is imitation

Steve Denning on Lean Startups - Part 1 and Part 2 Quantity vs. Quality in Collaborations - HBR State of the Art Innovation Management - MIT Sloan Management Review - via @ralph_ohr Would You Rather be Revolutionary or Evolutionary? - … [Read more]

Be gone with categorization

[blackbirdpie url="!/jorgebarba/status/72767066175848448"] This was in response to @marihuertas, who also thinks there's no such thing as social media experts. Recently I fell into the categorization trap... We are doing … [Read more]

Strategy book review: Killing Giants by @note_to_cmo

As someone who not just enjoys reading but also practicing strategic thinking, I just had to read Killing Giants by Stephen Denny. Most startup advice tells us to not worry about the competition. To not set out to kill the giant in the industry. … [Read more]

Innovation posts of the week: An Iterative Approach to Innovation Strategy

Six Creative Ways to Persuade Your Team to Implement Your Innovation An Iterative Approach to Innovation Strategy via @ralph_ohr How to Use Networks to Spread Ideas by @timkastelle Four Simple Low Resolution Innovation Tests - HBR The … [Read more]