Design

Saving and Improving Lives with Gravity

I came across an IndieGogo project that is focused on building and trialing a gravity-powered power station that can serve either as a lantern or as a flexible power source that can be used to power a task light, recharge batteries, or potentially other things that users might dream up that the designers can't yet imagine.

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Top 20 2013 Trends that will Reboot your Organization, People & Strategy

Trend Hunter's look at the top 2013 trends is upon us. As you watch Jeremy Gutsche's top 20 rundown of people, places and things trending, from Vending 3.0 to Manufactured Addicition and Deals, here are some questions to think about. How will these shifts, or combinations of, reboot your industry, organization, corporation, consumers, customers, clients, employees, suppliers, partners, c-suite, board of directors, advisors and M&A targets. Get ready for a wild ride–2013 is here–enjoy!

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The Yolks on You

Too often we all run around trying to pluck a gamechanging idea out of thin air that nobody has ever seen, solving a problem that has never been solved, when really if the truth be told, there are still lots of existing problems with lots of solutions that are still waiting for a simple, elegant solution.

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Lessons from an Innovation Rescue

Early retail acceptance can make or break many new products. When your latest innovation doesn’t hit the sales rate the retailer expects your product may be discontinued, resulting in a downward sales spiral. Here are some of the lessons learned from entrepreneurs who had to react quickly when CVS dropped their At Heart® emergency aspirin product.

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