Category Archives: education

Improving Education for 20 Cents a Student

I love examples of simple, inexpensive solutions that solve important problems. Solutions like the water bottle light, the gravity light, etc., and Mike Freeston was kind enough to send this most recent example that I will share with you today. … Continue reading

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Thought of the Day – July 30, 2014

I hope every parent (and person) out there will ponder the following question: Are you teaching your kids to watch other people do things, OR are they learning to do things other people will find worth watching? You can apply … Continue reading

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Why the Maker Movement Matters

The Maker movement is steadily gaining steam and some cities are looking to help it grow and thrive, seeing it as an opportunity to inspire artists and entrepreneurs. One such city is Edmonton, which lies in the Alberta province of … Continue reading

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The Battle for Innovation Attention

The competition among countries around the world for attention for their innovation efforts, and to find corporate buyers for the intellectual property being developed in their universities, is heating up. This week I came across the following sizzle reel from … Continue reading

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Building Virtual Diplomacy

The Setup Lets look at Innovation, Crowdsourcing, and the United States Government for a minute… The world continues to move faster than ever and diplomatic responses from the United States are required that are both increasingly more complex and more … Continue reading

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Join me in London for a Two-Day Innovation Certification Course

I’m excited about the launch of the first global innovation certification, with four full levels to choose from (two for innovation practitioners and two for innovation leaders), complete with many action learning components. The certification is being offered by the … Continue reading

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Build a Common Language of Innovation for 2014

As the end of 2013 approaches, why not give your employees and your organization the gift of innovation for 2014? One of the biggest keys to innovation success is building a common language of innovation. From creating a definition of … Continue reading

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December Innovation Special

As 2013 comes to a close and the holiday season continues, I thought I would make a special offer to event organizers in search of a last minute innovation speaker for a December or early January 2014 event AND to … Continue reading

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Free eLearning for Global Innovation Certification BETA

I am proud to announce the launch of Innovation Tutors – your home for high quality Innovation eLearning, which will be delivered by recognized innovation thought leaders that travel the world delivering innovation keynotes, public masterclasses and corporate workshops. We … Continue reading

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Key to Innovation Success Revealed!

Achieving innovation success is not easy. Sustaining innovation success is even harder. The list of innovative companies that no longer exist is long, and some of the biggest enemies of innovation are ultimately complacency and resistance to change. So what … Continue reading

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