Innovation in Action

Strategies and Tips for Getting Started


I Wanted to Keep on Eating.

September 1, 2016

John Maeda, designer, technologist, author, and executive, is masterful. Last night I had the chance to watch him interview Walker & Company Founder and CEO, Tristan Walker. Tristan gave a terrific interview. After one of his responses, John said something along the lines of, “it’s like an incredible dessert that you just want to keep…

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Intersections That Inspire Innovation

August 30, 2016

Amy Whitaker refers to herself as a human Venn diagram. She’s passionate about art and commerce and how the two intersect in ways that benefit the other. And she’s written about these ideas in a gem of a book, Art Thinking: How to Carve Out Creative Space in a World of Schedules, Budgets, and Bosses. Amy’s…

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Summer Reading Standouts (Bring on the Science Fiction!)

August 23, 2016

Between work projects and prepping for my podcast, Curious Minds, I read a lot of non-fiction. It scratches that itch I have to know what’s coming or, even better, “becoming” (a terrific Kevin Kelly word from his book, The Inevitable). I try to read things that teach me something new or that compel me to…

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