kevin freiberg

154 Flips | 12 Magazines | 2 Likes | @kevinfreiberg | ENEMY OF THE ORDINARY. Works with ambitious leaders who want to accelerate innovation, STAND OUT in a sea of sameness and build companies that are hungry for change. Co-author of the international best-seller: NUTS! Southwest Airlines Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success.  

Elon Musk: The Architect of Tomorrow

Inside the inventor’s world-changing plans to inhabit outer space, revolutionize high-speed transportation, reinvent cars — and hopefully find love …

Why Amazon Still Acts Like a Startup (Even Though It Makes More Than $100 Billion a Year)

When companies reach a certain level of success, they often take their foot off the gas pedal. Here's why Jeff Bezos thinks that's a very bad idea.<p>Since the beginning, Jeff Bezos has been reminding his team that at Amazon, it is always Day 1. Every year, he reinforces the company's commitment to …

Business Strategy

The Next Big Technology Could Be Nanomaterials

The discovery and commercialization of graphene, the first two-dimensional material, which is impossibly thin and incredibly strong, has kicked off a …

To see what’s coming next, focus on what never changes.

Trend spotters are usually obsessed with new technologies. They should be obsessed with human nature.<p>A great TechCrunch piece on Why Amazon is eating …

Innovation

18-year-old Mexican student designs bra that can detect breast cancer

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Deep learning-based bionic hand grasps objects automatically

<b></b>British biomedical engineers have developed a new generation of intelligent prosthetic limbs that allows the wearer to reach for objects …

McDonald's Just Made a Huge Announcement That Will Change Everything You Know About McDonald's

The fast-food giant is making an unprecedented move it hopes will completely revitalize the customer experience.<p>You may not realize it, but McDonald's has been on a tear recently. A change in strategy that has focused on all-day breakfast and innovative marketing has recently placed the stock at an …

McDonald's

10 Principles for Leading the Next Industrial Revolution

How can you prepare your company -- whether it is large or small -- to play a leading role in the next industrial revolution, the one that is caused …

This Redesigned Airplane Row Will Make You Want The Middle Seat

The staggered design means more space, and no more fighting over elbow room. But there’s a catch.<p>No one wants the middle seat on an airplane. But the Colorado-based startup Molon Labe Designs may change your mind with an airline seat row that offers significantly more space for flyers–even those in …

In-flight Entertainment

New Plane Design is 10 Times Faster Than the Concorde, 24 Times the Speed of Sound

Charles Bombardier, an accomplished Canadian engineer, has a designed a concept plane called the Antipode that could travel as fast as 18,264 miles …

Aviation

Daniel Burrus’ Top 20 Technology Hard Trends Shaping 2017

There has never been a shortage of trends, and it’s predictable that, as we near the end of every year, a new batch of trends will be published. The …

Ricardo Semler Won’t Take Control

Like many chief executives, Ricardo Semler used to wonder what would happen to his company if he were hit by a truck. One night in February 2005, he …

São Paulo

7 Wearable Breakthroughs To Watch For In Rio

Keep your eyes peeled for these innovative items.<p>As of writing, the United States has won 84 medals at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, almost twice as many as any other country competing this year, and the most gold medals Team USA has ever won at a single Olympic Games. Most of the credit for …

Wearable Tech

Why Criticism Is So Tough To Swallow (And How To Make It Go Down Easier)

We’re used to giving “praise sandwiches”–a criticism wedged in between two generic compliments–that give our brains indigestion.<p>A few years ago, I was working hard on a scrappy document that would eventually blossom into my first-ever book. It was still very early in the project, and I was hungry …

Self-help

The Real Story of How Amazon Built the Echo

The talking speaker started as part of a secret augmented-reality project and ended up as a surprise hit.<p>By Joshua Brustein | April 19, …

7 Essential Lessons From The Harvard Innovation Lab

Here’s what Harvard students learn about how to create an environment where innovation thrives.<p>Jodi Goldstein knows a thing or two about innovation. With more than 20 years’ experience as a high-tech entrepreneur and investor with a focus on consumer technology and a stint as a venture capitalist, …

Innovation