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Tell Better Stories In 2014: Storytelling Insight From Margaret Atwood, Ricky Gervais, And Many More

The mere premise of the original series <i>The Office</i> sounds interesting, but it took the imagination and stylistic control of Ricky Gervais to make it …

Facebook - not dead, not buried

<b>Over the weekend, there was some scary news for the world's biggest social network. Facebook, the story went, was "dead and buried", teenagers were turning away "in their droves", put off by their parents' presence on the network.</b><p>It was "the start of what looks likely to be a sustained decline". …

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Let’s Debunk 4 Myths About How Great Companies Innovate

How do Apple, Google, and 3M continue to disrupt their markets? The truth doesn’t lie in common myths about visionary leaders or business strategy, but rather simpler truths, argues Jeffrey Phillips in “Relentless Innovation.”<p><i>The following is an excerpt from Relentless Innovation: What Works, What</i> …

Eric Schmidt: Do What Computers Aren’t Good At

If you want to have a job in a decade, consider getting good at what computers suck at.<p>“The characteristic of great innovators and great companies is they see a space that others do not,” Google CEO Eric Schmidt tells Yale. “They don’t just listen to what people tell them; they actually invent …

How To Turn A Nasty Surprise Into The Next Disruptive Idea

In business, surprises signal uncertainty–a phenomenon to be avoided and feared. But those unexpected events can also point the way toward an innovative approach you didn’t consider before.<p>When Canon USA President and CEO Yoroku “Joe” Adachi recently launched the EOS 5D Mark II camera geared toward …