Rainforest Rev: Roadblocks to InnovationPosted: September 9, 2014
THE BIG PICTURE
Henry Doss, Chief Strategy Officer of T2 Venture Creation, from Forbes
Honestly listening to the people around them can help leaders find ways to overcome their organization’s innovation challenges. Read more here.
Guest post from an anonymous Rainforest builder, from The Innovation Rainforest blog
In this two-part series (Part 2 can be found here), an anonymous blogger exposes the grueling, front-line truths behind the happy clichés of the innovation trend. Read Part 1 here, and Part 2 here.
Big ideas can be big winners, but you have to be willing to invest, sacrifice, and see them through. Read more here.
Industrial Research Institute
T2 Venture Creation’s Victor Hwang and Alistair Brett are heavily cited in this business analysis of the innovation movement, which may turn out to be more of a revolution than a fad. Read more here.
Social Evolution Forum
Humans specialize in cooperation and in using culturally transmitted technology and social institutions that might have been difficult to sustain at very low densities. Read more here.
THE LATEST NEWS
Poland reacts to its neighbor’s political instability by offering assistance to small Ukrainian companies struggling to succeed in a nation under siege. Read more here.
The Japanese government is launching a program to subsidize the living costs of entrepreneurs in an effort to fill the financial hole left by current subsidies that are prohibited from being used for living costs. Read more here.
New York’s former mayor Michael Bloomberg explains why the latest generation of disruptive startups is looking beyond the Valley to solve problems in the real world. Read more here.
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