Given the esteem and trust we grant scientists and innovators, how could this happen? How could research fraud, falsified data, and unproven conclusions result in 1,800 papers in leading journals and peer review articles being retracted in 2020? And this is not an anomaly.  Two decades ago, journals were retracting roughly 40 papers per […]
Innovation is currently one of the most sought-after qualities in business. Yet it’s also elusive. How do you encourage innovative and creative thinking in yourself and others? One approach is to study it in college. Yes, there are now colleges and universities that offer degree programs that award innovation majors. Here are 10 colleges where […]
You lace up the running shoes and go out for an early morning jog. Halfway through your workout, the crystal-clear solution to that nagging problem you’ve been thinking about for weeks pops into your head like a bolt of lightning. You speed up to get home and write down that creative solution before you lose […]
Today’s economy is not for the weak of heart. From new media to flexible work hours to diverse workplaces, the business of business has become more complex than it ever was before. To compete in the ever-changing marketplace, you have to flexible, creative, and daring without forsaking sensible business practices. However, it’s easy to […]
Over the years of being in the innovation space, I’ve discovered a set of laws by trial and error. Needless to say, I have the scars from the school of hard knocks to validate that these 7 laws of innovation are critical for innovation success. If you violate any one of them, the consequences can be […]
With the transition from the information/knowledge economy to the creative economy, it’s more important than ever to make sure our kids are ready to compete in the workforce. The reality is that the schools are not preparing them so it falls on the community (parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc) to mentor them. So what […]
Have you ever had the time when everything was clicking? When you came up with the idea that later you wondered where it came from? We all have … and then we search for ways to re-create that moment.
In sports, athletes come up with all kinds of superstitions to “help” them win games such as not changing their lucky socks or always wearing the same t-shirt. When it comes to innovators, many have created their own set of rituals.