Doing the Atypical

The definition of crazy is doing the same thing over and over again…and expecting different results.  Or something like that.  And that makes sense.  At the same time, I can see how so much of what I do is just

Innovation Disconnect

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. 

Disrupting the Status Quo

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

Problems Worth Solving

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

All Growth Involves Some Pain

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