Interesting 5 via Toronto

Over the last week, I spent time in Toronto, where I came across these 5 items I felt interesting enough to post… and comment on: EasyJet Founder set to Launch EasyJet Competitor I’m inclined to think that whatever Stelios launches next will benefit from all the stuff he learned with EasyJet, and yet will be […]

Bank changes? Not So Much.

Last week, I spent time at SIBOS, which is the world’s largest banking conference. Whilst there, I participated in Innotribe, the stream SIBOS dedicates to matters of innovation in financial services. Something interesting was very evident. Basically, the crowd settled into two camps. On the one hand were those that predicted that innovation in financial […]

List on Tuesday: 4 Secret Signals You’re Getting Cancelled

 You show up to the CEO with a bunch of ideas in your hand and he or she congratulates you for coming up with them. The secret signal: the boss wants you out of the office as quickly as possible, and isn’t really interested in a discussion about next steps because your track record in […]

Interesting 5 via NYC

I was in New York City last week, being part of the Gamification Summit. Whilst I was there, the following five things were interesting enough for me to post… and comment on 4 Considerations for Expanding your Startup to International Markets “1. Clearly define your business model. 2. Build and foster your community. Relocate to […]

Not Magical Hot AIr Fan in Windows 8 Tablet

At Daring Fireball, there’s this whole discussion about how Microsoft has given Windows 8 tablets to developers, and how this is something that would never have happened at Apple. Apple, you see, is this company that never releases anything that’s unfinished to the world. No, it all has to be perfect, beautiful, and dare I […]

List Tuesday: 5 Things Not to Say to Your Laggard Boss

1. If it is “innovate or die”, you need to die before I can innovate 2. I respect your achievements in making sure nothing changes not matter what I do 3. If I told you everything I was doing, you’d wear your mouth out saying “no” 4. Do you know what an “Innovation Antibody” is? […]

Interesting 5

5 things I came across during the course of the week I thought interesting enough to share… and comment on. 1. As Bartz firing shows, patience is wearing thin at big tech corporate boards Personally, I don’t know why anyone should be surprised that delivering results has come back into fashion. The only surprise is it […]

3 Big Megatrends

Yesterday, as part of a study I’m helping a collaborator with, I was asked what I thought the big mega trends affecting the remainder of the decade will be. Considering that’s one of the major drivers for Sidestep and Twist, my about-to-come-out book, I thought I’d share my answer with you on this blog. No […]

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