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Innovation books – what do we NEED?

The process of coming up with a long list of 16 favorite innovation books got me to thinking about What is missing – What is the Blue Ocean space in popular innovation reading?

I think I found two blue patches – Do you spot others?? Or do you think I missed a great book in those patches? Continue reading

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2016 Resolutions

First of all… Happy 2016 everyone! I can’t claim a great deal of success with my previous New Year’s resolutions. I believe the research that indicates that we should aim to change a few HABITS and ignore grand resolutions. But … Continue reading

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Think twice before sharing unconfirmed information…

A 30-second news clip from an interview with Justin Ward of WDBJ7 after the on air tragedy at the station…. Many people wrote and shared false information about Wednesday’s shooting on Facebook and Twitter… Source: Think twice before sharing unconfirmed … Continue reading

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My very favorite books on #innovation : K to Z

Here are the remaining nine of my 16 favorite innovation books. As I related in the discussion of the first 7 books in my last post, these books are my personal favorite books on innovation and are listed in alphabetic order by … Continue reading

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Are you living on #Facebook?

Yesterday (August 26) at 6:45 Alison Parker, a young newspaper reporter at WDBJ, and Adam Ward, a camera person, for the Virginia TV station were tragically murdered by a former employee of the station. The killer created Facebook and Twitter accounts … Continue reading

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MODERN Business Plan Competitions

At my other blog site I posted about an Innovation Contest that I co-chair. I appreciate any thoughts and feedback!      The Un-Business-Plan Contest

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The Un-Business-Plan Innovation Contest

A colleague and I agreed to chair the committee to run an innovation competition open to all students in our university. We want to encourage and celebrate the innovation among our students! So how does one design a lean/agile/design-thinking innovation competition???? Our … Continue reading

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Tech “Doodle Blog”

Check out a new “doodle blog” about the worlds of start-ups, high-tech, and social media. Two of its recent posts are in the top twenty this week for blogs on Medium. This is one: (Disclosure: The blogger is my daughter…)

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Student Blogs – From Moneyball to Cotton Seed Oil. Check them out!

Yes there are 200 million active blogs in the blogosphere. Never fear – my Digital Marketing class has created 7 fresh new ones to take a look at! Deb’s Dietary Do’s and Don’ts –  Insight from a concerned consumer about the impact … Continue reading

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You can make a good decision… and lose – Ask Pete Carroll

Pete Carroll will be long remembered as “the coach who blew Superbowl 49.” Everyone KNOWS that he should have had “Beast Mode” run for the winning touchdown. But let’s take a fresh look at: How would a strategic or data-driven manager make the decision to run or pass? Continue reading

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