Creativity, Future of Work, innovative education, Innovative stimulus, Lead, Learn, Looking for insights, People Management, unconference, Work Futures

Maria Giudice on changemakers…

A great speech on changemakers here by Maria Giudice. People who can solve problems based on evolving circumstances. Changemakers. People who can see the patterns around them. Identify the problems in any situation. Figure out ways to solve the problems. Organise fluid teams. Lead collective action. Continually adapt as situations change. Designers are change makers. […]

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Future of Work, Innovative stimulus, Lifestyle trends, Looking for insights, Research Methods, social media

forget the resume & link me to your life online

A great post from WSJ via Yahoo on the changing nature of recruitment . . . Union Square Ventures recently posted an opening for an investment analyst. Instead of asking for résumés, the New York venture-capital firm—which has invested in Twitter, Foursquare, Zynga and other technology companies—asked applicants to send links representing their “Web presence,” […]

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Creative Thinking & Problem Solving, Creativity, Future of Media, Future of Work, Futures, Innovation, Innovative stimulus, Looking for insights, Macro trends, open source, social media

A little ditty for your next innovation workshop…

Another good piece of innovation stimulus from the lovely Lynette Webb,  Insights Manager at Google who created a Flickr site called “Interesting Snippets”. I’ve profiled her before and this is the latest image to her collection. It comes to us with a great quote from Russell Davies’ blog entry about Clay Shirky’s book Here Comes […]

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Future of Work, Innovation, Innovative stimulus, Looking for insights, new product, Nice Design, Research Methods, Work Futures

The next frontier: Design Thinking

Here’s another little ditty from Andrew Tan’s blog WhatIf which covers innovation & design from an Asian perspective. And no, he’s not part of the global outfit Whatif Innovation, he runs his own innovation company and this is his personal blog. Design thinking is the latest and hottest methodology talked about to help a company […]

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