Tag Archives: China

Silk’s natural quality stands test of time

As I reported in my weekly newspaper column, I recently went to China and got a first-hand look at a nation of innovation. Steeped in rich history, I learned many things about China’s softest commodity: silk!  Silk is an innovation that has been around for thousands of years, but interestingly is pretty much in the […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

China offers new approaches to innovation

I recently returned from an exciting few weeks in Shanghai, China, teaching, working with Innovationedge clients and studying the Chinese marketplace. As I wrote about in my weekly newspaper column, my colleague Pat Clusman and I were honored to be able to deliver innovation programs to Chinese companies, multinational organizations and government agencies at the […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Six Innovative Ideas to Watch

I’m passing along some ideas from Harvard Business Review that emerged in 2011 as powerful “innovation invitations.” HBR says these seem certain to intensify in global power and influence, and I do agree that they will spark innovation differentiation in the months ahead: 1. The Slacktivism Co-Opt As much a term of derision as global […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →