Part 3: Action & Answers I have spent much of the past year meeting and talking with people about their thoughts, fears, ideas and reactions to the technological changes happening […]
I recently gave a presentation to a group C-level executives and other leaders from the Safety and Training world on behalf of National Safety Council and United Rentals. It was […]
When thinking about Innovation, I have been wondering if there is a new way to think about the “process” as companies and individuals embrace the idea that innovation is much more about execution than simply ideation.
In today’s world, human beings individually and collectively create, learn and grow in essentially two ways:
Face to Face interaction (Same time) – or what I call synchronous engagement – bringing the best of what makes us human to the table: Spontaneity, emotional interaction, human interplay and ‘riffing’. And when smart, engaged people are paired with facilitation excellence, magic can happen.
Online interaction – (Different Time) – or what I call asynchronous engagement – excels at longer running interaction where ‘threads’ play out over time; where ideas and points of view – again if properly and effectively moderated – create an audit trail of the emerging themes and allow for more thoughtful participation.
Part 1 of the Tip of the Spear blog post suggested we needed to “appreciate” the scope and speed of the technological change happening around us. It also hinted that […]
As many of my colleagues and followers know, I have been given the brilliant opportunity through my book research to work with a company called Quid and their extraordinary semantic […]
Roundabout by kevin dooley, on Flickr I have always loved roundabouts – traffic circles – or whatever name you give to those delightful road configurations that move traffic in most […]
Humble readers and followers: One of the great joys of clearing space in my work world to begin researching and – if all the universe lines up – writing a […]
Image: Ian T. MacFarland Flickr Some say that disruptive innovation is really about being able to manage the unknown / unknowns; creating new value by anticipating the future. Think about it: […]
If you have read Walter Isaacson’s excellent biography of Steve Jobs you will know that one of the central themes of the book – whether intended or not – is […]