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The Myths of Creativity

The Myths of Creativity: The Truth About How Innovative Companies and People Generate Great Ideas

by David Burkus

“Creativity is the starting point for all innovation, and most organizations rely on innovation to create a competitive advantage.” In this interesting book, management professor David Burkus debunks 10 myths of creativity, citing academic research and examples from business. 1,168 more words

Book Review

How To Get Your First 1,000 Twitter Followers

There’s nothing like the rush of starting a brand new business venture! You have a plan, you know your brand, but now it’s time to connect with the world. 816 more words

Productivity

The one thing your product needs is a simple, elegant interface

Consider this:

  • The light bulb (Edison) was introduced in 1879; we didn’t see major productivity gains from it until the 1920s.
  • Computers existed in the 1950s and 1960s, but we didn’t see major usage until the 1980s.
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Fundamental Explainers

The Lean Startup | The Movement That Is Transforming How New Products Are Built And Launched

The Lean Startup provides a scientific approach to creating and managing startups and get a desired product to customers’ hands faster. The Lean Startup method teaches you how to drive a startup-how to steer, when to turn, and when to persevere-and grow a business with maximum acceleration. 24 more words

Tech

As DoD Eyes Internet of Things for New Uses Cases, Security Concerns Remain Caron Beesley

The “Internet of Things” isn’t exactly a new concept, Kevin Ashton coined the term the Internet of Things as far back as 1999. Now, 15 years later, the Department of Defense (DoD) is eager to exploit it. 430 more words

Technology

Creating Win-Win through Interpersonal Leadership

How often have you felt that you’ve been in a win-lose situation at work, and where you were on the losing end?

Wow, more hands than expected shot up. 383 more words

Leadership

Supporting Grantee Capacity: Strengthening Effectiveness Together

Supporting Grantee Capacity: Strengthening Effectiveness Together
Source: Foundation Center

In Supporting Grantee Capacity: Strengthening Effectiveness Together, we look at how funders approach building capacity with grantees.

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Management