Entries in Innovation (165)
What if you gathered with creative minds from all disciplines and talked about how you got to where you were and how you were going forward? Join me, New Yorker Staff Cartoonist Liza Donnelly and Social Entrepreneur Superstar Susan McPherson on October 8th at 6:00pm in the Granoff Center's Englander Studio at Brown University for a discussion of what kinds of paths, careers, serendipity Creative Minds create!
Summer is ending, leaves are changing and we know what is coming, and I'm so filled with Hope! Yup! In what, in Whom do you Hope? Hope is a powerful force in life. It is based in what is both possible and probable, not in hallucination. That's why September is Hope Month for me...because of BIF10.
BIF is the most amazing gathering of humans from all over the world sharing stories about perseverance, innovation, impact…and Hope! Every year we wonder how can the next be better and it always is. Because of Hope – Hope in what the human spirit is capable of achieving:
- A 14yr old kid building robots because she can (Camille Beatty);
- Saving babies and moms in Nepal (Arlene Samen);
- Building on the power of Houston’s urban core (Angela Blanchard);
- Rebuilding an Air Force in Afghanistan (Col. Matt Fritz);
- Fleeing the Iranian revolution to become the guru of social business (Vala Afshar);
- Drawing your way to peace (New Yorker Cartoonist, Liza Donnelly);
- So many many more incredible stories of Hope!
Thank you Better World by Design for inviting me to share to a wonderfully crowded session! Very special thanks to Hanna McPhee for designing a gorgeous presentation and Sidney Kushner (Founder, CCChampions) and Faisal Khurshid (MED International) for powerful stories about the impact of the virtues on explicit aspects of
Innovation requires rethinking how we do business. My guest post on ZDNet (Thank you, Michael Krigsman!), shares an approach for HR to re-examine how it serves the needs of Millennial workers, using the Business Model & Value Proposition Canvases.
"...HR is in desperate need of a new business model. The combination of boomers retiring, Millennials expanding their presence in the workplace, intense competition for top talent, confusing and changing regulations, and new technology make HR ripe for change." Read on here.