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  • Innovation As Problem-solving

    Interview with Greg Satell, the author of Mapping Innovation: A playbook for Navigating a Disruptive Age.

  • Innovation Programs In Schools Can Help Kids Learn More Than Just Facts

    While innovation programs at secondary schools are relatively new, they seem to be metastasizing across the education system and are increasingly popular among educators, parents and students.

  • Silicon Valley Needs to Go Home

    If we don’t go back and give back to where we came from, none of our glittering accolades or innovations in Silicon Valley will be worth a damn.

  • Mind the Creativity Gap

    For more than a decade, leaders across industries and across the globe have identified creativity as the most important skill and strategic imperative in a world where constant change is the new normal. But their actions don't follow their words. There are 7 key reasons that needs to change.

  • In Search Of A Liberal Arts Education For The Modern Era

    Since Aristotle, the interconnected domains of human activity in technology, philosophy, culture, economy, and society have undergone certain changes — some minor, and some of a radical significance.What do the modern liberal arts consist of? Shouldn’t we update them to reflect those changes?

  • You Can’t Clone Talent and Wisdom

    Talent comes from inside you. Wisdom comes from experience. Both are unique to the individual. It’s one thing to learn from others, but you can’t replicate them.

  • How Smart Businesses Are Turning Academic Research Into Profits

    To account for its success, many point to America’s entrepreneurial culture, its tolerance for failure and its unique ecosystem of venture funding. Those factors do play important roles, but the most important thing driving America’s success has been its unparalleled scientific leadership.

  • Startups, Wanderlust, and Life Hacking

    Lessons from The World’s First Space Elevator Bootcamp. Or how a community of entrepreneurs based in Chile did “Rocket Science” in a Hungarian castle.

  • Peter Thiel’s 4 Rules For Creating A Great Business

    Peter Thiel recently published Zero to One, a book based on a startup course he teaches at Stanford, which summarizes his philosophy and gives four rules for creating a great business.

  • How Andreessen Horowitz Is Disrupting Silicon Valley

    Using customer relationship management software as a foundation, Andreessen Horowitz seems to be creating one of the largest, most networked, and powerful ecosystem platforms in the world. It is an astonishingly simple idea that yet is disrupting old power on Sand Hill Road and in Silicon Valley venture capital.

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