What is an innophobic? It is a person who is so afraid of innovation that they won’t even try. Have you ever noticed that when someone asks you to do something that you’ve never tried before; you immediately start hearing voices in our head trying to convince you that you can’t do it? It happens [
One thing that I’ve been thinking about lately, especially given my recent announcement, is what will be my innovation legacy. Another person who pondered this question was Alfred Nobel. Alfred teamed up with his brother and father and opened a lab in Stockholm to study nitroglycerine. In 1866, he
The ability to communicate is a skill/ability that is in short supply. I know of a number of highly intelligent people who seem to struggle during their presentations to share their ideas. If you can’t effectively communicate, then the impact of your ideas is near zero. Communicating, especially
During a previous interview session I did with Kym McNicholas at Forbes, I mentioned that we had to be done at a specific time as I had to take my Boy Scout Troop on a campout that weekend.
If you are regular listner of the podcast, you may recall a point I made in episode #45 (Feb 10th 2006). The topic was around finding a mentor and I talked about the risk of focusing on money. I shared a simple rule I use to help prioritize….. I called it the Five F’s. Faith […]