Without Innovation There Is No Survival in Society

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

For the last few centuries, the United States economy has been dependent upon a few different things. One of those is innovation, for without it, no growth would be possible. One of the things that has always pushed the American system forward is a spirit that promoted and demanded innovation at the same time. People […]

The Genius Machine – What is Thinking?

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

My work is to help people think. My clients write books, create innovative solutions, develop brilliant breakthroughs, and endeavor to make the world a better place. During the last twenty years of working with business leaders to build their personal reputations, and to enhance the profile of their organizations, I created a system for developing […]

Ideas Are The Easy Part – What Do You Need For Innovation?

Saturday, June 14th, 2008

Ideas, including good ones, come naturally to human beings. As Robert Tucker said: “Anyone who has ever taken a shower has had a good idea.” But good ideas are only the starting point for innovation. No less an authority than Joseph Schumpeter put it this way: “to carry any improvement into effect is a task […]

How Local Businesses are Beating the Global Competition

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

“There is no alternative” (in the words of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher) to globalization and the primacy of the multinational corporation. According to the defenders of this status quo philosophy-dubbed TINA-there is only one road to economic success: get large multinationals to locate in your local community, and export your goods as widely […]