All too often, there are too many competing interests and not enough definition; purpose, mission, vision building a compelling justification for ongoing funding.
The USA spends billions of dollars on R&D, funding academic research and priming the innovation ecosystem with much needed grant support. Our leadership in patent filings is diminishing. [...]
The curious seeks out what's next and abolishes status quo. Even the Maintainers, (see Fast Company article) which focuses on values of upkeep, repair, and sustainable labor, promote a curious [...]
Evaluate Company Maturity Take an honest assessment of risk profile of your overall company and your senior management. Does the company have a temperament to take real risks with the business? [...]
“To Secure Ourselves Against Defeat Lines In Our Own Hands! Sun Tzu“ One of my favorite books to pull out in times like these is Thinkertoys, by Michael Michalko. Keeping a fresh eye [...]