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Michigan has the parts to build a powerful economic engine. They just need to be connected. Well, it’s been three years since we started The Next Idea. Read More
Efficiency Can Kill You Often, I’ve noticed, when I talk to someone about the need to innovate, that person will respond by telling me how much he or she is doing already.   Read More
Cultivating Innovation to Stand Out: Jeff DeGraff with Innovation Instigator, Stephen Shapiro It is important to find value in being different. Read More
The Secret to Innovation? Ride What Moves Successful innovation requires us to notice what is moving and growing around us, and to find ways to harness its energy to get us where we want to go.   Read More
How to Foster Innovation: Jeff DeGraff with Social Change Strategist, Jonah Sachs Office Hours with Jeff DeGraff is a video series where the Dean of Innovation interviews thought leaders on the broad subject of innovation. Read More
Light Your Fire with the Sparks of Diversity My graduate students are all very smart, but they are often very tentative about their goals.   Read More
We Grow When Our Life Sucks… Or When We’re On a Roll Newcomers to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting are often surprised that what you’ll find there is the opposite of reassurance. Read More
Innovation’s Impact on the Future of Business: Jeff DeGraff with Futurist, Jacob Morgan Office Hours with Jeff DeGraff is a video series where the Dean of Innovation interviews thought leaders on the broad subject of innovation. Read More
Jeff-ism Video: How to Play the Innovation Game Watch Jeff explain how to play the innovation game here. Read More
Roundhouse Radio Interview Listen to Jeff speak about his new book The Innovation Code on Roundhouse Radio here. Read More
Jeff-ism Video: Culture Creates the Economics of Innovation Watch Jeff explain how culture creates the economics of innovation here. Read More
How NASA is responding to increased probability of Armageddon asteroids One afternoon while waiting for my flight to board, a headline caught my eye: “Civilization-Destroying Comets Are More Common Than We Thought.” I assumed it was one of those flashy clickbait attention-grabbers like the ones about how researchers have discovered how you can lose ten pounds just by drinking dandelion tea. Read More