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Mindfulness and innovation - a powerful combination

Mindfulness and innovation - a powerful combination

According to the Potential Project, Mindfulness = managing attention.  In our world of connectedness, I for one am very aware of the distractions facing learners in the classroom and in their workday.  

Innovation starts with a new idea - myth or fact?

Innovation starts with a new idea - myth or fact?

It’s often said, “Innovation starts with a new idea.” We beg to differ. To us, innovation has a breathing rhythm – an inhale and an exhale – and creative ideas are the beginning of the exhale. The question is, where did the air for the exhale come from? What precedes creative ideas?

Innovation: Ride the horse in the direction it's galloping

Innovation Enablement 3.0

Organizations around the world, from universities to non-profits to corporations, are branding themselves as innovative leaders. Search Google for “innovation” and you’ll find 516,000,000 entries. Search Amazon books and you’ll find over 115,000 books with “innovation” in the title.

You may be a visionary... but are you seeing the "whole" future?

You may be a visionary... but are you seeing the whole future?

Being a visionary means thinking about the future and taking action to make that future happen. Since every person thinks about the future, being a visionary is a natural skill every person possesses. So the question shifts from “Are you a visionary?” to “HOW are you a visionary?”

Disruptive Technology - Disruptive Innovation

Domains of innovation that can disrupt industries and technology

Disruptive technologies by themselves are often not enough to cause a market disruption. But a set of innovations across many domains can weigh mightily on the future of an industry.

The Moral Compass behind the "Invisible Hand"

Adam Smith has some critical lessons for us to learn now about the root cause of the "economic tsumani" that gripped the world starting in 2008

While there may be many "technical" causes of the worldwide recession started in 2008, there is one deeper cause that stands out.

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