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  • interact

    Want To Innovate? Interact With People and The World

    Interact to Innovate As someone who’s been steeped in the culture of innovation most of my career and in Silicon Valley for the last 15 years of my career, I sometimes find…

  • innovators

    The Top 100 Least Innovative Companies

    Do You Work For One Of The Least Innovative Companies? Bet It Feels Like That Sometimes Now, you didn’t really think that this was going to be a post with a list…

  • 100% Of Business Is Following Up

    The quote “80 percent of life is showing up” is widely attributed to Woody Allen, although the authority of the internet, Wikipedia, doesn’t confirm it – personally I think its true. But…

  • What Kind Of Innovation Is That?

    Last week, Forbes reported that the father of disruptive innovation, Clayton Christensen, who wrote the original text on innovation – The Innovator’s Dilemma, said that he may have regretted the use of…

  • Do It Differently

    Apologies to Apple, but isn’t “Think Differently” more grammatically correct? When I was in elementary school, I used to get teased incessantly because of my last name. Kids would surround me in…

  • asleep

    I Fell Asleep In A Meeting

    Maybe The Meeting Was So Boring Anyone Would Fall Asleep Actually, I’ve nearly done it a number of times. And you have to wonder, is it me, or is it the meeting?…

  • automation

    Automation Is The Key To The Future

    Do Not Fear Automation, Embrace It You guys! Remember The Jetson’s when George used to get home and his car would drop him onto a chair which was being pulled along by…

  • disruptive innovation

    Chief Innovation Officers? We Don’t Need No Stinking…

    Wither The Chief Innovation Officer Lately, it’s become de rigueur for companies to create the position of Chief Innovation Officer. Which is great, because, you think, that they have finally realized that…

  • founder

    Hell Is Other Founders?

    Who Is The Best Co-Founder? Apologies to Jean-Paul Sartre but as someone who’s run a few startups of my own, I can sometimes agree. Sometimes I really think that one can do it on…

  • Productivity

    6 Steps To Ultra Productivity

    Sometimes You Need Productivity Are you always feeling like time is getting away from you? Do you always feel like you are behind on things? A little while back, I gave you…