The 6 Skills of the “Creators”

Amy Wilkinson ( @amywilkinson ), author of The Creator’s Code, describes key characteristics of today’s leading entrepreneurs.

Social by Design: Design Thinking & Business

I came across another insightful presentation from David Armano (@armano) … this time on Design Thinking & Business. My favorite line: "Design Thinking gets us thinking holistically and differently". Social by Design: Design Thinking & Business View more presentations from David Armano

Innovation is saying ‘No’ to 1,000 things

"People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on.  But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are.  You have to pick carefully. I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things we have […]

Visionary or Crazy ?

  Eric Ries provides a great post on understanding the difference between innovative visionaries and delusional crazies.   Some highlights for me were: "We all know that great companies are headed by great visionaries, right? And don’t some people just have a natural talent for seeing the world the way it might be, and convincing […]

5 Factors to Innovation Adoption

Over on O'Reilly Answers beta, "chco" contributes an interesting perspective on how innovations spread and are adopted.   He points to Diffusion of Innovations written by Everett M. Rogers: Many technologists think that advantageous innovations will sell themselves, that the obvious benefits of a new idea will be widely realized by potential adopters, and that the innovation will […]