Submitted by John W Lewis on November 20, 2014 - 9:22am
Thu, Nov 20, 2014
What is the relationship between innovation and learning?
Let's discuss the need to learn new skills in order to innovate. These might be practical skills involved in the specific field in which we are innovating. Or, at a meta level, they might be the skills to innovate at all.
Our guest this week, @DanKeldsen, has just released the book The Gen Z Effect: The Six Forces Shaping the Future of Business, which describes Gen Z NOT as a demographical construct, but as a generation-crossing set of behaviors shaped by technology innovation. In short, the Gen Z effect happens when the "simplicity and affordability of technology unites generations more than it divides them."
You can get the gist of the premise and the six factors shaping the change, in this fabulous 6-minute video: