What Businesses Can Learn About Innovation from Cultural Anthropology

My good friend, Jeff Salz, is a fantastic speaker and a Doctor of Cultural Anthropology. Lately we have had some fascinating conversations about what businesses can learn about innovation through the study of cultural anthropology. To get things rolling, I suggested that there...

Why Edison Was Wrong

Last night I had an enlightening conversation with Alph Bingham, the co-founder of InnoCentive from Eli Lilly.  This guy is fascinating! Alph suggested that many people do not like open innovation (external crowd sourcing) because it runs counter to a widely held belief of the...

Are Your Conscious and Unconscious Minds Aligned?

While working on Innovation Personality Poker® over the years, one question has lingered in my mind… How do we know we are getting the most accurate picture of someone’s personality? Personality Poker is based on a 75 year old psychological testing technique called a Q-sort....