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Photo: James Duncan Davidson Just a moment ago Sherry Turkle ‘s daughter texted her: “Mom, you will rock.” Turkle loved it, she says.
Ask strangers in your office lift, a business prospect, your clients, agencies, suppliers, even your close circle of friends & family (who may not even be in Google+ yet) the question, “how are you?”
0 Share Synopsis The true innovator is an unconventional thinker willing to take risks and learn from failure.
by Linda Hill & Kent Lineback | 11:33 AM March 2, 2012
in Share 47 Curiosity, Creativity and Innovation have become sexy topics in the business community, business schools and the business press over the past decade.
At the Stanford Center for Social Innovation, we just concluded a conference with the State Department in preparation for the upcoming Rio 2.0 conference (Rio+2.0: Bridging Connection Technologies and Sustainable Development) .
You may be stuck in a job you don’t like, where you feel like you don’t have any control. That’s okay, you don’t have to be a high-powered executive to do some good.
Successful Blogging For Newbie Bloggers Blogging tips are a dime a dozen these days, but there are plenty of basic and hot ideas that get overlooked by newbie and, sometimes, even experienced bloggers. Can running a blog really be that hard?
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“A LAZY bastard living in a suit” is Leonard Cohen's description of himself in his new album, “Old Ideas”. Mr Cohen is certainly fond of wearing a suit, on and off stage. But lazy seems a bit harsh.
It’s early one morning in mid-January when I call up Richard Saul Wurman, founder of TED Conferences. I’m looking forward to chatting with him about how he launched his internationally known conference business, but instead I learn much more about his definition of innovation, his bottomless well of ideas and his view of entrepreneurship. About 20 minutes in, he utters the words, “I am not a genius.” To this, I immediately disagree, albeit silently. I don’t want to interrupt him because I’m learning so much.
Biz Stone , co-founder of Twitter , ironically told attendees at a conference this week that users should be careful not to spend hours on the social media site because it’s “unhealthy”. In addition to co-founding Twitter, Stone helped launch Blogger, Odeo, Xanga and the Obvious Corporation (a group that helps build and invest in new technology).