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  • medication

    Self Medication ‘R Us

    Does Optimum Health = Self Medication? I tell you, if I had a nickel every time I went to the doctor and he prescribed antibiotics, I’d have, well, a whole lot of…

  • be bold

    It’s Time To Be Bold

    Stop CYA and Be Bold. You Will Be Thanked. Recently, I was discussing with a colleague of mine the state of affairs at companies that we used to work with and for…

  • innovation flood

    One Simple Trick To Flood Your Innovation Pipeline!!!

    Innovation Is Easy To Extract As I mentioned in my last post – you very likely already have an innovation pipeline and either A) don’t know about it or B) don’t think that…

  • You Already Have An Innovation Pipeline

    Your Innovation Pipeline Is There – You Just May Not Be Able To See it I come across this a lot more often than you realize – clients come to me asking…

  • be different innovation

    Is Innovation Simply “Thinking Differently”?

    Is Incremental Innovation Innovative? Hmm – according to frog – and according to them as a “global innovation consultancy” the concept of innovation is changing. Personally, I think that the concept of innovation that…

  • science fiction

    What Science Fiction Books Does A Futurist Read?

    Science Fiction Authors Are Some Of The Best Futurists Interesting list, but I’d argue that some of the older stuff that he has on here is not longer that interesting when it…

  • innovation blind spots

    Watch Out For Innovation Blind Spots

    Do You Have Innovation Blind Spots? In my experience the definition of the word “innovative” is extremely fluid, depending on the organization. For some, innovative means a small change to an existing…

  • processed

    Unprocessed Ideas Can Be Tastier

    Delicious Ideas May Not Need To Be Processed Following up on my post yesterday on the processing of internal ideas, like organic food, which has has as little processing as possible, organic…

  • iteration

    How Iteration-itis Kills Good Ideas

    Does That Idea Really Need Another Iteration? While this particular example is about how an idea needs to get “processed” before it goes to an innovation council, the concept of iteration-itis has killed…

  • futurist

    What Kind Of Futurist Are You?

    If You Are A Futurist, You Should Want To Affect The Future I was at a job interview a while back and the interviewer noticed that I had “futurist” on my social…