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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#ThinkKit A Tweet for Myself, for Newtown, for All of Us

Dec 16

December 15 Handwrite a tweet to a friend.  What’s it look like?     The One Year Devotions for Men on the Go by Stephen Arterburn.  This daily devotional was written in 2004.  There are thousands of similar resources.  The bookstore at my church carries a few dozen options.  However; this is the random choice I made when I was looking for a new...

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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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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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