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The attitude needed to be a better forecaster…and innovator

People who are good at forecasting, including innovators, are good at changing their minds; an uncommon attitude. Changing ones mind contradicts the conventional wisdom of relying on experts for right answers. Truthfully, experts have no place in predicting future events because when it comes to discovering and predicting the unknowns, experts are overrated. How so?

Companies should penalize employees for their inaction, not for their failures

How can you boost innovation in your business? Penalize inaction, and celebrate failure. Successful creatives are not afraid of mistakes or failure: they know that good ideas often arise from tireless experimentation and a chain of failed attempts. People who avoid mistakes and failures suffocate all potential innovation. Unmindful of this, many companies punish their […]

The core ingredients behind Andres Carne De Res unique customer experience

Mimes, live performances, actors, face painting activities, exotic drinks, a climbing wall…an art performance, right? Nope. It’s a restaurant in Bogota. But calling it a restaurant is an understatement; it’s an experience. Ask anyone about their experience with Andres Carne De Res and they will talk about the experience they had first, then the food. […]

In business, you change with the times or flame out

How is the world going to look like in 5 to 10 years? Unfortunately the average Joe doesn’t ask himself this question. Rather, people go about their daily lives without putting any thought as to how their lives will be different in the future. This includes people working in service industries like transportation; such as […]

Customer discovery never stops

Whether you are optimizing exiting products or services, creating something new, or rethinking your entire business, as a business leader, what’s one thing you can count on to deliver new and unexpected insights?

Serendipitous exchanges fuel innovation

Well, well, well…someone finally mapped out on Twitter what we intuitively know about how innovations happens: The more diverse a person’s social network, the more likely that person is to be innovative. A diverse network provides exposure to people from different fields who behave and think differently. Good ideas emerge when the new information received […]

Live life at the intersection of interesting if you want to push possibilities everyday

There a many traits that separate innovators from non-innovators, one of them is the ability to perceive differently. Put simply, perception separates the innovator from the imitator. Thus, innovations come from non-conventional views. So, if we’re to develop our own capacity for innovation, as well as create a culture that produces and delivers consistent game-changing […]