innovation

The Financial Innovation HR Needs

I recently came across a post on IDEO’s blog that highlights things some of their talent would love to redesign. The Olympics, bedpans, and channel surfing all make the cut. It got me thinking, What parts of HR would I love to redesign? I could make a joke here, that the same Read more…

By seiden, ago
innovation

Innovation + Execution

A funny thing happens when you stop asking innovation to deliver short-term results: it delivers short-term results. When I (as an innovator) would be attached to execution (read: sales and marketing), things would sometimes get… weird. My ability to have an honest conversation with prospects got compromised. When I did Read more…

By seiden, ago
entrepreneurship

Believe It Before You See It

Anyone can believe a thing after it’s visible. All that’s required for that is the ability to observe it. But if you’re going to create something new, then what you need is vision, the ability (ironically) to see things as you imagine they could be, before they’re visible. Vision is Read more…

By seiden, ago
entrepreneurship

Beauty Can Be Brutal

It’s easy for an entrepreneur to fall in love with a new idea, before any of the details are known. What makes some entrepreneurs successful is that they stay in love, even after the details reveal themselves. The new idea might be a new piece of software, or a new Read more…

By seiden, ago