INC. Innovation Once again, INC. magazine assembles some pretty good articles on business innovation and corporate creativity. Ordinary People, Extraordinary Creativity Innovation isn’t beyond the ability of everyday companies. You just need to know how to go about it. http://trax.inc.com/k/w/mailman/inc_connection/20021008/ordinary Practical Magic Instead of baking up ideas from scratch, the co-founders of Eleven, a Boston-based […]
Adopt-A-Cone Especially appropriate for those of us living in Columbus, Ohio — the construction capital of the world! Nothing earthshaking here… I just thought it was a cool idea. Check it out for yourself.
Sure, new ideas are important, but how do you get employees to set aside time to brainstorm? Debra Newton, CEO of Newton Interactive, in Pennington, N.J., designates certain days each quarter as “idea days” during which an entire department of employees will scan the Web researching the same topic and report back on what they […]
Is it just me…? Do any of you folks think Xerox Palo Alto Research Center’s (PARC) new “electronic reusable paper” looks familiar? Their new product “GYRICON” reminds me of those “magic tablets” we used to have has children — you know… those things that had the acetate sheet covering a gray undercoating. You’d use a […]
Creativity Can Be A Real Beach Innovators share their patented ideas for curing the summertime blues NY Times article focuses on several inventions to make life a day at the beach. You can read the entire article here. You may need to register (free) to view this article.
Color Me Creative Crayola’s website brings out the creative kid in all of us. There are few things I liked better in my youth than Crayola Crayons. Especially the big box with the sharpener. Awesome. Now that I’m a big kid, I don’t use crayons as much as I used to (with the exception of […]
How to Seem Smarter ReadyMade magazine’s four step plan gives the impression to those around you that you are smarter — not only smarter than you were before, but, more importantly, smarter than they are… This (mostly) tongue-in-cheek article includes the four steps mentioned above, plus a short history of the scientific evaluation of intelligence, […]