The Social Component of Innovation

In this Pixetell video presentation, Jeff briefly discusses the social side of innovation and gives a plug for one of our favorite books, Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi, a resource that can help corporations and individuals better “feed innovation.” Keith’s book, coupled with the insights we provide in Conquering Innovation Fatigue, can help you

Creating an Ecosystem for Business and Innovation Success: Brasilia’s Success Story

When it comes to innovation and business growth, there are exciting success stories all over the globe. For example, in Brasilia, a small state in Brazil with 2.6 million people, a recent experiment has resulted in astounding economic advances and record low unemployment, even as much of the rest of the world struggles with recession

New torch shines as example of green innovation

I spent this past weekend cheering on my favorite athletes, and looking forward to more of the same this week. Although the torch-lighting ceremony had a glitch, the world’s enthusiasm for the beloved Games shines bright. Last week I wrote about the 2010 Winter Olympics going green by offsetting carbon credits, a trend that will

Prize4Life Illustrates Collaborative Innovation at Its Best in the Quest to Cure ALS

In Conquering Innovation Fatigue, we emphasize that many innovators are motivated by the desire to make a difference in the world rather than merely obtain personal profit. We also discuss the concept of innovation competitions as a great way to fuel innovation success and access new talent. We also emphasize the importance of collaboration across