What are people like? I have a feeling that we all, on some level, already know the answer to that question. Despite this, we continue… Read More »Do What People Want: Don’t Fight Human Nature
Today we’re talking about mimetic theory. It’s an interesting philosophy that I only just came across. When I first heard the name, it had to… Read More »Stop Copying Me: Desire And Design Thinking
You’ve heard it. We’ve all heard it. Countless business books and life books have touted the “10,000 hours to mastery” rule. I think Malcolm Gladwell… Read More »Punching The 10000 Hour Myth In The Jaw
In many of our ideation sessions, we have to start by contending with those who are stuck in “today”—those who will shoot down any suggested… Read More »Brainstorm This: Tell A Story Of Things To Come
What are humans really like? I think we all, deep down, know the answer to that question. Yet, we still hold out hope that humans can… Read More »Denying Your True Human Nature? Here’s What Happens When You Do
We’ve talked about how most companies focus on the digital first, looking at transforming their businesses by using technology. This technology first approach works for… Read More »Unearthing Your Customers True Core Desires
I just got off a great podcast interview where we discussed the need to be more human in our communications. More personal. The days where… Read More »Get More Things Done By Understanding Our Basic Humanity
We’ve nearly reached the point – or have passed the point in some cases, where we can no longer operate without augmentation. When was the… Read More »We Can No Longer Live Our Lives Without Augmentation
Don’t Let The Fear of The Unknown Stop You From Innovating I’m not sure where the phrase “what you don’t know can’t hurt you,” came… Read More »What You Don’t Know Will Probably Hurt You
Everyone who’s worked in teams and enterprises for any length of time knows that there are tripwires everywhere that people take great pains not to… Read More »To Innovate, Observe The Tripwires, Then Trip Them On Purpose.
In a previous post, I talked about how Amazon shut down their AI-guided recruiting experiment because they could not successfully drive out bias, for both… Read More »Eliminating Human Bias By Eliminating Humans.