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For decades, managers have been focused on efficiency. From Frederick Winslow Taylor and his Principles of Scientific Management early in the 20th century to more modern practices like Six Sigma, executives continually honed their operations to achieve maximum productivity at minimal cost. For the most part, this type of approach [...]
Fri, Nov 24, 2017
Source: Innovation Excellence
Not being totally honest with yourself about this might be the biggest mistake you will ever make. “The freedom to make my own mistakes is all I ever wanted.” – Mance Rayder, Game of Thrones I have an eminently simple philosophy when it comes to business and life; no decision [...]
Thu, Nov 23, 2017
Source: Innovation Excellence
The E.U.'s architecture of international relations may be taking a beating, but one international organization at least is still building cultural ties in Europe. The Artist's Studio Museum Network links the cottages, castles, and farmhouses that artists once used as homes and studios. The buildings now serve as museums of [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Source: 99u
The football season is into full swing. And, no doubt, countless beer drinkers experience the ever so frustrating tension of keeping a clear line of sight for that key play of the game without missing a gulp of their favorite brew. The engineers of the TV Beer Mug saw right [...]
Thu, Nov 16, 2017
Source: Innovation in Practice
Back in March, I covered some of my favorite spinoff NASA innovations in this post. There, you will read about Ventricular Assistance Devices, highway grooving, memory foam, and water purification. It turns out that a number of readers of this blog are fans of NASA innovations and the impact [...]
Thu, Nov 09, 2017
Source: Phil McKinney
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