Innovating During Times of Uncertainty

Times of crisis force us to think differently as entrepreneurs and leaders within our organization. As many of the systems we used just months ago become antiquated, it is critical to develop new pathways to move forward. Embracing innovation is key. Here’s how you can push yourself out of the comfort zone and explore unfamiliar

E-Commerce Growth: Kroger Enters the Fray

The online shopping fray, that is. Kroger just announced its new e-commerce and home delivery push, Kroger Ship, which puts it squarely in the competitive race with Amazon, Walmart, Target,  and just about every other large US retailer. Its offering is necessary but seems a bit late and may not be enough. Their prices are relatively low and no membership is required. Delivery speed of two

Having a personal innovation strategy in a time of change

Do you have a “personal innovation strategy?” Do you need one? My friend Robert Tucker recently published a Forbes article on disruption, and why we generally associate it with companies rather than our own careers. He notes, “in a time of exponential change and dislocation, with job functions being automated and algorithms doing more of

The future of drinking water?

Imagine running a race and instead of being handed a water bottle, volunteers hand you a clear water bubble. Do you eat it, or drink it? Three design students from London first created a prototype of an edible water bottle in 2014 as an alternative to plastic bottles. Today the product is gaining traction, and its

Lowe’s new in-store navigation app is wowing consumers

Motion tracking has been helping customers navigate store aisles to find what they need,  and Lowe’s home improvement stores are bringing this technology to the forefront via a new app. They’re calling the new app, “Lowe’s Vision: In-Store Navigation.” The app utilizes Google’s Tango augmented reality technology and motion tracking and depth perception. This will