Omphaloskepsis aka Contemplating Your Own Navel Help! The personal development section of my favorite bookstore is expanding faster than the universe. Read More
Complexity First; Simplicity Last Simplicity is the new thing. Quality is so over and innovation is fading into everythingness. Read More
The Mongolian Barbeque Effect on Innovation There is a new Starbucks in the main hall of the business school where I teach. Read More
Trying to Create Tomorrow’s Company with Yesterday’s Rules and Tools: Part 3 – Moving from the Old to the New Last time we explored some of the new innovation methods that are unseating the established conventional approaches that many companies still use. Read More
Mastering the Five Levels of Creativity (Part 5) Intuitive Creativity: This final and most challenging level of creativity has often been promoted to the realm of spiritual and wisdom traditions. Read More
Mastering the Five Levels of Creativity (Part 4) Narratological Creativity: Have you ever heard a child try to get its story straight? Read More
Mastering the Five Levels of Creativity (Part 3) Analogical Creativity: Great innovators from Archimedes in his bathtub to Einstein riding his elevator of relativity have used analogies to creatively solve complex problems. Read More
Mastering the Five Levels of Creativity (Part 1) Is everyone creative? Sure they are but in very different ways and to varying degrees. Read More
Doing the Creative Work the Company Can’t: Part 3 – How You Innovate is What You Innovate “One cannot alter a condition with the same mindset that created it in the first place.” Read More
The Innovation Do-Over List Each year around this time the calls and emails start – magazines, associations, think tanks. Read More
Save Us, Creativity! Recently the World Economic Forum came out with their Annual Report of Global Competiveness. Read More
OpenCo Festivals selects Detroit for Upcoming Business Innovation Day DETROIT, JULY 24 – OpenCo, a unique “inside-out” business conference, has selected Detroit as their next global destination for a celebration of open-style business. Read More