35 Years of the Walkman

It was 35 years ago that Sony created a portable music player, the Walkman. Although the Japanese company retired the groundbreaking gadget in 2010, it’s no secret that the Walkman forever changed the technological world. CNN has created a timeline that highlight the most defining moments of the Walkman. Take a look through it and…

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Disruptive Innovation Explained

In this quick yet informative video, Harvard Business Review explains the oh-so popular concept of Disruptive Innovation. As this innovation states, although your marketing efforts may work now, you can always create new markets. Check out the video:

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Real Time Strategic Change

Rather than fighting the inevitable, those who adapt to change are the most likely to thrive. Robert “Jake” Jacobs gives readers 7 tips on how to make change and create lasting results. 1. Start anywhere, be willing to go everywhere: Harness your energy and leverage it for the greater good. Make the workplace an exciting…

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The Fundamentals of Experience

Over the past few years, Stephen P. Anderson has worked on developing (and perfecting) the relationship between people. context and activities to create experiences. If we look at the infographic below, we might assume these relationships are simple, even shallow. Yet “behind every explicit piece of information, we can dive much deeper for a richer…

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Innovation Method, System, Process, Steps & Stages

Check out Darin’s video, “Innovation Method, System, Process, Steps & Stages”, which gives a brief overview of his latest book, Innovation Step-by-Step, now available on Amazon.com!

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Where Good Ideas Come From

Let’s take a look at an old but great video: Where Good Ideas Come From. Steven Johnson created a simple yet effective video to encourage viewers to develop those hunches into fully-blown, innovative ideas. Combining popular culture and a background in neuroscience, Johnson creates an intriguing story how we generate ideas, improve our society and define our…

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The Eight Pillars of Innovation

What does innovation mean for you? Written by VP of Advertising at Google, Susan Wojcicki defines and explains the eight pillars of innovation. These pillars have allowed Google to grow exponentially and stay innovative. Have a Mission that Matters: Make work worth more than a job into something you care about. By enforcing a mission…

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Fostering Innovation (Infographic)

Professional services firm, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, tackled clients’  biggest problem: a lack of innovation in their business. The firm created an infographic that will allow all companies to successfully find opportunities to innovate.  This infographic takes you step-by-step to create a more innovative work environment. Each step is accompanied with graphs and percentages that make the path…

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The Gettysburg Address for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

 CEO of Tesla Motors, Elon Musk, enacted the first attempt of peace amongst the technology superpowers; Tesla motors will open its patent portfolio to the public in hopes of expanding the electric car market.  Despite the enthusiasm over electric cars, the higher prices, costs of maintenance, and lack of charging stations nationwide have discouraged car…

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Neuroplasticity, Memory and Human Potential

UCSF Video Description: Google Tech Talks from Dr. Michael M. Merzenich on Think Faster,Focus Better and Remember More-Rewiring Our Brain To Stay Younger and Smarter about Neuroplasticity, Memory and Human Potential. ABSTRACT Explore the brain’s amazing ability to change throughout a person’s life. This phenomenon—called neuroplasticty—is the science behind brain fitness, and it has been…

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