November 22nd, 2013
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meetingofthemindsv:

The Future of Entrepreneurship: Meeting of the Minds #4: Ross Dawson & Gerd Leonhard (Futurists) (by Gerd Leonhard)

Reblogged from MeetingOfTheMinds.TV
July 11th, 2013
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June 25th, 2013
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Email is the main cause of information overload at work today. It prevents us from being able to make good decisions and tackle important tasks according to priority.
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June 17th, 2013
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Futures Agency member, Doug Stephens, gives his thoughts on innovation.

June 15th, 2013
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smartercities:

The Real Reason Cities Are Centers of Innovation | The Atlantic Cities
It’s obvious from human history that people have long found unique value in living and working in cities, even if for reasons they couldn’t quite articulate. Put people together, and opportunities and ideas and wealth seem to grow at a more powerful rate than a simple sum of all our numbers. This has been intuitively true for centuries of city-dwellers.
“What people didn’t know,” says MIT researcher Wei Pan, “is why.”

smartercities:

The Real Reason Cities Are Centers of Innovation | The Atlantic Cities

It’s obvious from human history that people have long found unique value in living and working in cities, even if for reasons they couldn’t quite articulate. Put people together, and opportunities and ideas and wealth seem to grow at a more powerful rate than a simple sum of all our numbers. This has been intuitively true for centuries of city-dwellers.

“What people didn’t know,” says MIT researcher Wei Pan, “is why.”

April 29th, 2013
marizannek
we invest and we subsidize their education in fields where there are no jobs

Clay Christensen at 6:18 in this video (via fred-wilson)

One of the highlights of the entire http://StartupGrind.com/2013 global event. Mark Suster interviews the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and world renown author Clayton Christensen.

April 27th, 2013
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stanfordbusiness:

“If you had a strategy professor, he or she probably taught you to avoid competition. The professor was wrong,” states Professor William Barnett. Read why competition is the engine that generates innovation: http://stnfd.biz/kbYuG 

stanfordbusiness:

“If you had a strategy professor, he or she probably taught you to avoid competition. The professor was wrong,” states Professor William Barnett. Read why competition is the engine that generates innovation: http://stnfd.biz/kbYuG 

April 6th, 2013
marizannek
Reblogged from X Files