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The Daily Innovator(sm): Making Your Own Luck

Kevin McDermott | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Kevin McDermott

S. Donald Stookey died this month at the age of 99. He will be remembered for his invention of a new category of materials called synthetic glass ceramics. Stookey will also be remembered as an exemplar of the everyday hard work and collaboration from which great innovations come.

Knotes From Asimov: Creativity Comes When It's Not Your Job

Amol Sarva | Posted 12.21.2014 | Business
Amol Sarva

Unearthed! Isaac Asimov's private letter to a U.S. military research project back in the 1950s -- how can the military be creative and come up with the best fresh ideas to help defend America from a ballistic missile attack?

The Daily Innovator: Creating the Innovation Snowball Effect

Amy Radin | Posted 11.08.2014 | Business
Amy Radin

People are motivated to support a new idea for their own cluster of reasons. They're looking for what's in it for them, of course. But they also want to be inspired to join the next big thing.

WATCH: A New Take On Freshly Baked Cookies

Liza de Guia | Posted 03.12.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

I had never seen fresh baked frozen cookies marketed in the freezer aisle before and I was intrigued (maybe a little skeptical), but I'm so glad I tried 'em.

The Stream Series 2012: Returning to a Childlike State of Mind

Suresh Balaji | Posted 12.01.2012 | Technology
Suresh Balaji

WPP Stream was about learning about what inspired others and finding inspiration for yourself. Many a new idea premiered in those two days. These eccentric ideas at Xstream will soon become part of the mainstream.

Michelle, Hillary, Elizabeth

Brent Budowsky | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

This is a story about three great women and two historic waves that embody the political, social, cultural, economic and consumer waves that are transforming America and the world in real time.

Government Leaders And Creativity

Soren Petersen | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics
Soren Petersen

Designers are creative professionals who formulate strategies, context and performance and literally make things happen. Could there be something in their problem-solving approach from which our politicians might benefit?

Accountability: The Rudder of Innovation in a Changing Business Environment

Robert F. Brands | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert F. Brands

Whether an independent endeavor or one pursued with the counsel of an Innovation Coach or consultant, accountability within a team is like the principle that guides a group of mountaineers.

New, Exciting And Intriguing Innovations

Jenny Darroch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jenny Darroch

Since innovation is the engine of economic growth, it is critical to focus our attention on it if we are ever going to get ourselves out of the economic mess we got ourselves into.