Creativity in the Name of Social Innovation: Embrace Global Receives Social & Economic Innovations Award

Embrace infant warmer social innovation

When an idea meets a passion for social innovation, a little creativity can save a life… or millions. The latest reminder came from the co-founders at Embrace Global (Jane Chen, Rahul Panicker, Naganand Murty and Linus Liang) who were recently named winners of the 2013 Social & Economic Innovations Award from The Economist. Jane Chen, Embrace Global’s co-founder and CEO, cited these statistics […]

Why is it so hard to give a good speech?

The ability to communicate is a skill/ability that is in short supply.  I know of a number of highly intelligent people who seem to struggle during their presentations to share their ideas.  If you can’t effectively communicate, then the impact of your ideas is near zero.  Communicating, especially publicly in the form of a speech or presentation, […]

Killer Question #27

It all started with an idea and a passion. In 1901, William S. Harley, age 21, took an idea and created a blueprint drawing of an engine designed to fit into a bicycle. Over the next few years, its the passion and determination of William Harley and Arthur Davidson that turn the blueprint into a working engine.