I spent the first week of March in Des Moines, Iowa for Celebrate Innovation Week. During my visit, I had the opportunity to get to know the other presenters, be exposed to all kinds of fascinating topics, and learn about the numerous ways they are re-imagining boundaries in their respective fields. In celebration, I am introducing them to you here, so you too can be inspired:
What a treat it has been to be part of back-to-back, trailblazing innovation events in Dubai and in Des Moines, Iowa. I was so impressed to be part of Celebrate Innovation Week, bringing together a really eclectic and thought-provoking lineup of speakers, a great format, and highly charged atmosphere. If you are not yet familiar, take a look here: https://lnkd.in/gmNuAFY
I am pleased that my collaborative work with Jamie Anderson on the importance of humor in leadership is getting strong exposure and very positive market reaction. As a new example, here is the article that appeared on leadchangegroup.com:
A while back I presented some 'radical ideas' in my book Slingshot, for re-imagining higher education as well as the state of the elderly and the homeless in our society. Following this path, I now turn to re-imagining the sport of American Football, whose ongoing viability is under siege.
On its way to becoming the world’s most valuable, most admired, and most lifestyle driving company, Apple has continuously taken advantage of what I call the ‘Innovation Shortcut’. This shortcut - which is based on creating new value by combining existing components rather than inventing something outright – is also available to anyone for the taking.