Tag Archives: Innovation

The Dangers Of Creating The Future

the dangers of creating the future

What if you had a camera in your eye that recorded everything? You could then go back and watch it over and over again. Wouldn’t it be amazing?

That future isn’t far away as Samsung has been granted a patent in South Korea for smart contact lenses intended for augmented reality content; it has a built-in camera.

This is just the beginning, as the next step could be a scenario where that camera records what we see. And then what?

If You Don’t Value Brilliance, You Don’t Value Innovation

A small team of A+ playerscan run circles around a giant team of B and C players

Talent hits a target no one else can hit, genius hits a target no one else can see. In a perfect situation, you have both on your side. On most situation, you have neither.

No traditionally managed corporation would ever hire a Steve Jobs, Elon Musk or Larry Page type of person. Why? Because genius needs to be left alone, to be unleashed, to operate in chaos. And corporations want to put a leash on anything that challenges the status quo; they are afraid of genius because they can’t predict and control it.

But, black sheep are precisely the type of people you need if you truly want to innovate. It’s the truth.

Platform Revolution: How Platforms Change Strategy with Geoffrey Parker

Platform Revolution: How Platforms Change Strategy with Geoffrey Parker

The internet is the big disruptor of our time, changing the advantage from products to platforms. Case in point, Uber, Airbnb and PayPal. They all disrupted their markets when they launched. Today they are industry leaders.

What’s the secret to their success?