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How do you come up with your best ideas?

The World Creativity and Innovation Week started yesterday. It will run from April 15 – 21. With that said, I thought it would be cool to do a series of posts answering some common questions about creativity and innovation. I will start by … [Read more]

Innovation must reads of the week: Achieving Successful Strategic Transformation

Want Breakthrough Ideas? First, Listen To The Freaks And Geeks - Fast Co Design Eureka moment: Does man or machine drive innovation? - BBC The Dangers of the Minimal Viable Product - HBR Compete on Know-Why, Not Know-How by … [Read more]

Disconnect to reconnect: Important creative habit

Although I believe my ability to retain information is pretty good, in recent weeks I've felt like it's been challenged. So, I decided to disconnect from the one source that provides me with most of my information on a daily basis: … [Read more]

Why Mexico will continue to be a laggard in innovation

A few years ago my friend Marcel Julien (who worked for the Government of Mexico at the time) asked me what would I do to boost the economy and make Mexico more innovative. My answer: Invest in internet infrastructure. Skip the wiring, give people … [Read more]

Crappy innovations make way for better innovations

Games. Mobile. Happiness. All three words are interconnected today. Over the weekend I read a fascinating article on the NYTimes about our addiction to Angry Birds, Zynga and other 'Stupid Games'. These so called stupid games are considered … [Read more]

Innovation must reads of the week: The fallacy of the “rapid pace of innovation”

Should Failure Be Rewarded To Spur Innovation? - Slashdot Forbes Leadership Highlights of the Week: All About Innovation - Forbes The Role Imagination Plays In Innovation - Fast Company The Innovation Matrix Explained: Innovation Commitment by … [Read more]

Instagram: Making the common, uncommon

I'm already late to the game with this post. But Instagram recently announced that their popular photo sharing app is now available for Android, so I just jumped in. I had not used Instagram until today so this is all new for me. Verdict: It's … [Read more]