In the world of business, the common goal is often to grow as large as possible. However, the book Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big by Bo Burlingham explores an alternative approach that some companies have taken: choosing to be great instead of big. These “small giants” are companies that prioritize factors such as purpose, community, and quality over sheer size and expansion.
Category Archives: Creativity
7 Deadly Sins of Mediocrity
“The Slayer of Mediocrity.” That’s what I called myself when I first started posting stuff online. Eventually, people on Twitter started calling me Innovation Insurgent, and it stuck. My belief is that humans have inherent attitudes and beliefs that drive us toward mediocrity; I started taking an interest in how to combat these attitudes and beliefs.
Find The Things That Annoy You and Fix Them
It’s no secret that the world is full of things that annoy us. From small inconveniences to major frustrations, we all encounter things in our daily lives that we wish were different. However, instead of simply complaining about these annoyances, we can use them as opportunities to drive innovation and positive change.
10 Tactics Leaders Can Use To Drive Innovation In Their Organization
Innovation is essential for the success and growth of any organization. The ability to come up with new and creative solutions to business challenges is what separates the best from the rest. The world is changing faster than ever before, and leaders must be able to drive innovation in order to stay ahead of the competition.
Long-Term Thinking Escapes Competition
How did Amazon succeed? By playing the long game. Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon, is known for his long-term thinking approach to business. And, long-term thinking has paid off for Amazon. Think about AWS and Kindle, bets that have changed the world.
10 Steps to Develop an Innovative Mindset in Your Business
Mindset is everything. And, developing an innovative mindset is a critical step towards success in today’s fast-paced and ever-changing business world. To be innovative means to bring new ideas and solutions to the table, to think outside the box, and to continuously strive for improvement.
4 Approaches To Sharpen Your Thinking and Get Better Ideas
Do you often come to the same answer as most people? The same conclusion? Most people do. This is because they read the same stuff, talk to people who are similar to them and don’t question their assumptions. Social media has created a bubble devoid of critical thinking which drives people to the same conclusions.