Ever been stopped in your tracks by someone who’s “sworn allegiance to the status quo?” We’ve all run into them. Old guard remnants of a previous time, committed to keeping things running the way “we’ve always done it”. What’d you
Are you still running after the goals that once drove you? Do you have the same passion for it? Or have you settled? I like to think I’m somewhere around halftime…maybe not quite there, but close…and I’m finding that there
Sunday evening. 5:55 pm. 77°F with 41% humidity. Normally I’m cheering for low humidity…with last week’s fires any little bit is a good thing. Got Jimmy’s Take the Weather with You keepin’ me company out here. The regular noise from
How serious is your organization about innovation? Maybe it depends on how you define serious. Gary Hamel is saying that "innovation is truly everyone’s responsibility" in organizations that are serious about innovation. Think you’re there? In a recent interview over
There were a lot of great moments on Lost last year. Few topped this one with Sawyer and Hurley:
Why is it so difficult for many organizations to learn to innovate? It’s definitely a hot button. We all want to do it. But at the end of lots of days…it just doesn’t stick. Why? Maybe Gary Hamel has it
One of the most influential voices in the development of the concept of innovation was Joseph Schumpeter. In fact, when you read the work of Clayton Christensen, The Innovator’s Dilemma (and others), you’re following in the trail that Schumpeter blazed.
I don’t know if you can see it or not, but when As the World Turns is on the airport TV you know it’s just about over!
Nothing like a little wildfire to bring a new perspective to life. Here’s a scene from the tollway that leads to John Wayne International Airport. Good times in the OC on a blustery day.
I love this question! It really is right at the heart of things not only for each of us, but for the organizations we’re involved in. In the same way that we’re each moving toward something better (a new competency