Blog Talk Radio Interview

The other day I was interviewed by Lorraine Cohen on her show “Powerfull Living” on Blog Talk Radio.  We discussed Goal-Free Living and innovation. You can listen to the hour long interview by clicking the Blog Talk Radio button which will take you to their website. ...

Poker and the Parkers

Last night, I held a launch party for my Innovation Personality Poker at the home of Robert and Joan Parker.  OK, actually the party was planned a while back (I bought it at a charity auction) and it just coincidentally fell at the time when the cards were officially released....

Nokia Giving Away Software for Free

Yesterday I mentioned that GlaxoSmithKline is giving away a small fortune’s worth of cancer research.  The idea is to speed up the process. Yesterday, Nokia announced that it will spend nearly a half billion dollars to buy a software consortium – so that it can give...

Open Source Innovation vs Open Innovation

I discussed Open Innovation many times in this blog.  The other day, GlaxoSmithKline announced that they are collaborating with the National Cancer Institute to make a “large body of cancer cell genomic data available to all cancer researchers.” This feels more like...

See Me in Asia

I am leaving for Asia July 3 and will be there until July 21.  I am presenting in Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Singapore.  This is a rare opportunity to see me in action in these countries.  The last time I spoke in Singapore was 2002.  The last time I was in Thailand was 2005.  And...

George Carlin Quote

Today’s quote is from the great comedian, George Carlin, who passed away Sunday.  Although this quote is less raunchy than most, it’s still not quite “G” rated… “I got a lot of ideas.  Trouble is, most of them suck.” Although this is a...

Shapiro Quotes

I did not know this, but excerpts from my blogs have been appearing regularly in a newsletter containing inspirational quotes.  Members of the Gaia Community select their favorite tidbits and then distribute them via email and the website.  Click here if you want to read a bunch...

Play Like the Patriots – Win Like the Celtics

Regular readers of this blog know that I set New Year’s themes, not resolutions.  At the beginning of the year, after the incredible regular season performance by the New England Patriots (American football), I decided my theme would be “Play Like th...

Creative Phone Service – And Creative Billing

I just discovered a new phone service called Tabrio.  It claims to provide Skype-like calling rates (ad-supported), without the need for any special headsets or hardware.  In fact, this service runs through your existing phone provider – landline and/or mobile.  You give...

Innovation Personality Poker Manual Going to Press

We just completed the Innovation Personality Poker instruction manual.  It is 85 pages of solid content.  Below you will find the Table of Contents. There is a “Quick Start Guide” [chapter 1] that can have you up and running in a matter of minutes.  There is a...
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