One-sentence summary: An entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial mindset is messy, risky, disruptive, and mahoosively powerful.
A video (and some thoughts) on a recent Talks@Google on “Embracing Life: Saving Babies through Design Thinking”, looking at how design thinking (an innovation process) can be used to do something about seemingly insurmountable problems.
A summary of an excellent workshop on Business Model Innovation – run by Corridor Connections at the Manchester Digital Development Agency on 12th July 2011
Eric Ries gave an excellent Authors@Google presentation on his forthcoming book, The Lean Startup.
Reflections on a talk by Tara Hunt on what it takes to be an entrepreneur and face the unclear path.
In the light of Seth Godin’s advice to “Poke the Box’ and implement our ideas, here are some musings about how we can treat our multitude of ideas like an investment portfolio.
You can’t optimise your way to surprising growth and many industries face extinction as a consequence of stifling innovation; Poke the Box is a manifesto from Seth Godin which examines what we need to do.
When I hear that an idea has been shelved, I (mistakenly) assume that it means that the idea has been killed and will never see the light of day, but a recent lecture by Jack Dorsey (co-founder of Twitter & Square) makes a very clear case for shelving ideas.