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‘Better’ is the more practical approach to innovation in general

It all starts with the question: How can I make this better? Framing is important and when talking about innovation that usually means deciding between incremental and radical change. Yet for most businesses, they don't want to hear about change. … [Read more]

To create, a person must…

The Paradoxes of Creativity posted on Google+ by creativity expert Roger Von Oech which state that to create, a person must: Have knowledge but forget the knowledge. See unexpected connections in things but not have a mental disorder. Work … [Read more]

Innovation posts of the week: How to think like an innovator

Innovate on Purpose: Why innovation can't be benchmarked by @ovoinnovation Think Like an Innovator - HBR Tackling Complexity and Wicked Problems with Design Thinking by @ralph_ohr & @tdebaillon The Case for Competitive Collaboration - … [Read more]

The customer/client is rarely right

We have a client in the in the personal finance industry that helps people get out of debt and for the past two months we have been managing and executing their social media strategy. Part of this strategy is defining the content, branding and … [Read more]

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]