Humans are social creatures. We thrive on interaction with others and learn from our experiences. Social learning is vital to human development and has allowed… Read More »Humans Are Ultra Social Learning Machines
Do you know what product managers do? Do you know what startup founders do? In my view, the skill set for each of the above… Read More »In A Complex World, Humans Are Slaves To The Exact
You are an innovator – and you are proud to be an innovator. You pride yourself on listening to your customer’s desires and building products… Read More »The Dangerous And Radical And Disruptive Are Squashed
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
A common refrain that I hear from individuals at some of the companies that we’ve worked with in the past (and some prospects who ultimately… Read More »Ask Not If Your Idea Can Make Money, Ask If It Can Help Humans.
To Be Successful, You Need Both These Attributes In Equal Measure If you look at most of the successful startups (and internal innovation programs) throughout… Read More »Your Startup (or Innovation Program) Needs Both Kirk and Scotty.
Anonymity Helps Innovation As I mentioned in a previous post, our culture and technology are making it much easier to survive and thrive in the… Read More »How To Get The Best Most Disruptive Ideas Out There.
Recognizing the future is tough but not impossible. Many people say that predicting the future is hard. It is – there are few of us… Read More »How To Recognize The Future Even When Its Hard.
Let’s talk a little about humanity and how the internet and social media have changed humanity to influence other people. Why would this be important… Read More »How The Internet Has Changed The Psychology of Persuasion and Influence