On Career Development: The Ability to Innovate

  Art begins in imitation and ends in innovation. ~ Mason Cooley Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. ~ Steve Jobs Innovation without profit is nothing. ~ Jeffrey Immelt Business only has two functions - Marketing and Innovation. ~ Milan Kundera ~ Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you … Continue reading On Career Development: The Ability to Innovate

Ideas vs. Innovation

In the March 2013 issue of Entrepreneur magazine, Krisztina "Z" Holly, founding executive director of the USC Stevens Center for Innovation and MIT's Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation said, "Big ideas are just that - ideas - until you execute." New ideas are a dime a dozen, Holly says, the real test is scaling your … Continue reading Ideas vs. Innovation

On Innovation: Doing What Others Say Can’t Be Done

I recently read an interesting article in Entrepreneur magazine discussing a theory of innovation by Gregory Berns, author of Iconoclast and a neuroscientist at Emory University in Atlanta. Berns argues that innovation occurs in brains that are adept at not just creative insights, but also at overriding the fears that come along with them - … Continue reading On Innovation: Doing What Others Say Can’t Be Done