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Extract Value from Old Assets

Can I recombine existing components to create new products for customers I don’t currently serve? Magazine publishers are in the same predicament as the book-publishing

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The Promise of Online Dating

What new distribution channels need to be created to reach customers? Are you in a serious relationship or married? If so, how did you meet

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Ageism and Innovation

Some have put forth what I believe is a false premise — that creativity and innovation are for the young. Silicon Valley has clearly bought

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Innovation Communities

I’m not sure who said it first but I’ll give credit to Tony Robbins for the now famous quote — “You are the average of

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Forget the obvious solution

One of the first products I created as a software developer was a touch-typing program called Typing Instructor. This was back in 1985, and at that

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So Your Idea Got Rejected

Your idea was rejected. Criticized. Dumped on. You were told to give up. I have yet to find anyone who likes to have their ideas

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What They Could Become

Great leaders – in business, government or society, know that when it comes to others, there is always more than meets the eye. Earl Nightingale

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Want To Innovate? Just Do It!

Any writer, syndicated cartoonist, innovator or perhaps a podcast host; sooner or later will run into what some would call writers’ block. They find themselves

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Be Brave To Innovate

Did you know the opposite of bravery is not cowardice? The opposite of bravery is conformity. Doing everything the same way that everybody else does

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