Monthly Archives: September 2015

What We Can Learn About Innovation From Crows

Crows are everywhere. There is no denying it. What is fascinating is that unlike many animal species, crows live in harmony with humans (along with rats and cockroaches), and in fact choose to live with humans instead of away from … Continue reading




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The Digital Innovation Talent Shortage

I was watching our Seattle Seahawks lose to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday and was surprised to see a series of television ads air during the game from GE, not touting how great their products are, but why GE … Continue reading




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Do You Agree or Disagree with Samsung’s Vision of the Future?

Samsung recently posted a video highlighting their vision of the future and the evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT). The movie highlights their tagline ‘In Sync with Life’ While certain of the benefits highlighted in Samsung’s IOT video might … Continue reading




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A Peek Inside the Broken Corporate Hiring Model

I was reading with interest some of Linkedin’s recent #HowIHire series and in doing so it was interesting to see how many people are still operating under the old, broken hiring paradigm when it comes to the labor market. The … Continue reading




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Aquion Energy to Disrupt Tesla’s Next Move?

Water, water, everywhere… Is water the solution to one of the biggest shortcomings of renewable energy? When the wind doesn’t blow or the sun doesn’t shine, these renewable energy sources don’t source much energy, so during those times home owners … Continue reading




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Apple Announces Name Change to App-le

First Apple changed its name from Apple Computer to Apple to better reflect a business focus that was extending beyond computers to music players, smartphones, digital music sales, and more. And last week Apple announced a flurry of new products … Continue reading




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Confessions of a Business Artist

I am an artist. There, I’ve said it. This statement may confuse some people who know me, and come as a shock to others. Braden, what do you mean you’re an artist? You’ve got an MBA from London Business School, … Continue reading




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