Monthly Archives: January 2012

Disruptive Moments Sometimes Require Letting Go

Emotional attachment prompts some incredibly strong bonds, a host of clear affections and different reactions when it comes to our favourite brands or products. When something suddenly ‘disrupts’ this, it triggers a set of mixed emotions that shakes you and stirs up different feelings that take some time to re-order in your mind.

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Father of the Internet Knows Best

Imagine having the opportunity to ask Johannes Gutenberg about his thoughts on how his printing press would change the industry - let alone his opinion on how his press would change the world. Well, essentially, that’s the chance that I’ve had this morning, when I was given the opportunity to speak to Google's VP and Chief Internet Evangelist, Vinton ‘Vint’ Cerf, known around the world as one of the ‘fathers of the internet’.

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Live Innovation from the White House

There are some interesting lessons for innovators from the White House’s approach to the State of the Union address airing tonight. This administration practices deep listening better than many innovators, and they will be doing more of it in a variety of ways following tonight’s speech. Imagine if similar opportunities were afforded to your customers to give you insight and advice on how to improve your product or service.

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Get Serious about Innovation

Business innovation is about creating new methods of operation, products, and services that win in the marketplace. Innovation is a lot like life itself. Circumstances are always changing. We have to shift and correct our strategy to adjust to new developments. When we are successful the effort we put in results in improving our situation.

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