Problems In Need Of Solving: Where To Start?

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Why do innovators focus time and energy on developing solutions before they’ve identified the problem? Innovation starts by spending time to understand the problem before solving the problem. What Are Problems?  The dictionary defines the word problem as a state of discord or disharmony involving doubt, uncertainty, or difficulty. A problem is a question that […]

What Is Your Creative Inspiration?

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I really enjoy getting behind this microphone. It is my personal creative outlet that is separate from the day job. What was it that got me to start back in 2005? Like all things, I got inspired. My inspiration was when my mentor, Bob Davis, lent me my first self-help set of cassette tapes created […]

Surprising Inspiration for Personal Creativity

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Whether a businessman, chemist, a doctor, or a poet, personal creativity is essential to success. From creativity, new ideas are spawned, and thus, new innovations. Unfortunately, creative thinking isn’t always a switch to be flipped… or is it? Instead of banging your head against the closest door, check out these interesting instances of real people finding inspiration […]

Fuel for your design inspiration

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Back in my architecture days, I would collect photo’s, rip pages out of architecture magazines and collect trinkets that provided the design inspiration I needed to complete the class projects.  Since then, I’ve kept it up but moved from the physical to the virtual not to mention going from architecture to technology innovation. As part of the […]