Which American company spent the most on R&D over the last 25 years? Give up? According to Tom Peters General Motors spent the most. That is an incredible statistic. Can you see it in their results? I don’t think so.
If you haven’t seen it, YOU HAVE GOT TO SEE THIS Amazing Honda Accord Commercial. Thanks Bill Mead for the link!!! Official Disclaimer: There are NO computer graphics or digital tricks in the film you are about to see. Everything
I realized this morning that what I really liked about today’s Seth Godin’s post about getting to work finding the next big thing…a follow-up to yesterday’s post about how you have to change strategy to reach new levels of success…is
Can you imagine setting up a "corporate innovation fund" and then asking members of your organization to suggest "problems worth solving — the kind of things that keep them up at night?" I am loving The Ten Faces of Innovation
I love Seth Godin’s concept of local max (the maximum level of success you can reach WITHOUT CHANGING STRATEGY) vs big max (what you can do with a new strategy, which may itself turn out to be another local max).
All growth involves some pain. In other words, if you are going to grow whatever it is that you’re doing, there will be growing pains. That’s where the expression growing pains comes from. So far, definitely not rocket science. The
Harvard Business School’s Working Knowledge for business leaders often has some great articles in it. This installment is no exception with a very helpful article by James Allen, Frederick F. Reichheld, and Barney Hamilton on what they’re calling The Three
Ok, for those of you tracking the aloha movement, how about this Big Tiki Drive posted earlier on BoingBoing. Not sure about 512 MB of data for $99 but it would fit in with the tiki theme I’ve got going!
I love this one from The Ten Faces of Innovation: "We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve
As I read the Ten Faces of Innovation by Tom Kelley I am more and more convinced that there’s a lot here for organizations who really want to innovate. There’s the possibility of learning how to be proactive about "beating