In Search of Lost Memory

“The imagination is a necessary ingredient of perception itself.”  - Immanuel Kant “A man hears what he wants to hear, and disregards the rest.”  - Continue Reading

Experience is much more than you Perceive

“The eye is not enough.  One needs to think as well.”  - Paul Cezanne “As the brain-changes are continuous, so do all these consciousnesses melt Continue Reading

Creative Connections

“Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.”  - William Plomer “Creativity generally involves crossing the boundaries of domains.”  - Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi It is Continue Reading

Innovation moves East

I talked in my first post about how emerging markets are changing innovation, and two publications this week focus attention on the same topic.  The Continue Reading

Oblique rules (or the importance of being irrational)

“Do I contradict myself?  Very well then, I contradict myself.  I am large, I contain multitudes.”  - Walt Whitman In Obliquity, John Kay provides an Continue Reading

Kyoto Karma

"Nature herself makes the wise man rich.”  Cicero “We still do not know one-thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.” Albert Continue Reading

The importance of elegance

“Perfection is achieved not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”  - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry In Continue Reading

What can we learn from the financial crisis?

“You only find out who is swimming naked when the tide goes out.”  - Warren Buffet London continues to be a great world city, leading Continue Reading

How China and India are changing global innovation

A great way to start this learning log is to discuss how innovation practice is being disrupted by the emergence of new markets Continue Reading