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Innovation or invention?

John W Lewis's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Many people, especially when new to innovation, take the view that the subject is mainly about invention. Perhaps this is partly because the words look and sound similar! In this view, innovative developments are expected to require the creation of new things: materials, approaches, techniques, etc..

Ideas are two-a-penny!

John W Lewis's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

You probably know on some level that innovation is important to your survival in a personal and/or professional context, although your level of "knowing" might range from being deeply convinced to just coming around to accepting it.

But what innovation is appropriate for you and/or your organization? What new or different things are you looking for, and where are you looking for them?

Are you really looking for "ideas"?

Rational Innovation

John W Lewis's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

How rational is innovation? Very little of our communication about innovation is rational. Much of it is the opposite: either emotional, or irrational, or both. Let's delve into the importance of these issues during our chat.

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