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Flashes of Insight from the 2012 E.G. Conference

MIT Director Michael Hawley curates the premiere gathering of and for innovators in media, technology, entertainment and education that is best described as a three-day opera of ideas. E.G. took place this past week in Monterey, California bringing forward our most creative enterprises, by engaging a gifted mix of people — the most industrious and iconoclastic talents of our time. Not just another conference of ideas, or shakers and movers — this is a meeting and a community of makers. And doers

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Innovator Profile – Justin Ruthenbeck

Here is a video I found on Intuit's web site of an interview conducted by Jan Bosch. Jan Bosch was a VP of Engineering Process for Intuit and started their Open Innovation efforts before moving on to academic roles at Chalmers University of Technology and also at the University of Groningen in Sweden. In this video, we meet Intuit Innovator Justin Ruthenbeck.

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Innovators are Effectual Thinkers

Innovation is less about causal thinking than it is about effectual thinking. I confess I didn’t know “effectual” was a word until I was recently directed to the ground breaking research of Dr. Saras Sarasvathy, a professor at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. She interviewed 45 successful entrepreneurs. (Or, more accurately, asked them to think out loud ...

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