We Are All Innovative

Jan 10

We are all innovative; capable of connecting and creating the ideas that drive people, businesses, organizations and society forward.  Allow me to lay out a quick argument for this reasoning: Innovation = Creativity MentorEdge’s Ravi Kikan recently asked the LinkedIn Future Trends group, “How do you define innovation in one word?”  To date, over...

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Biblical Innovation: Live the Life of Your Intended User

May 22

“Consumers sit at the heart of the product development process.  Ultimately, their needs can only be met in the finished product if they are correctly identified and understood from the outset…conversations with consumers should be orientated towards the underlying needs they want to fulfill, and in particular the problems they encounter with existing...

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Pin a Quotes of the Week – April 13

Apr 13

One of my favorite new social media tools is Pin a Quote from Pinterest.  This browser application allows you to highlight text from any online page or document and convert it to a “pinnable” image for your Pinterest boards.  It is a great way to save and organize great quotes you find online, but also very nice for sharing across further social media...

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Biblical Innovation: Failure and Perseverance

Feb 22

“…let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles.  And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us” Hebrews 12:1 NIV Fail often and keep improving.  Great innovators such as Thomas Edison, Michelangelo and Steve Jobs lived by this philosophy.  The greatest products weren’t created overnight.  They all go...

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Pardon Our Magic Dust

Feb 16

My wife and I were recently blessed to spend a week in Disney World with the kids (thanks Grandma).  We had a blast.  Opinions vary on Disney World, but say what you want about Disney and their empire in central Florida, this is a company with the secret recipe for marketing magic.  Walt Disney is one of the past century’s greatest innovators and marketers,...

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