Category Archives: Video

The Personal Brewery

Every once in a while a new product or business is announced and I’m immediately pissed about not thinking of it first. This is the latest (courtesy of the SpringWise Newsletter): It’s the WilliamsWarn Personal Brewery. According to the website, … Continue reading

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7-Eleven’s Secret Weapon

Grant McCracken says there’s a revolution coming. In his recent post on the HBR blog, he describes how he was recently transformed from “Major Grumpy-Pants” to a satisfied customer at his local Whole Foods. It wasn’t a happenstance encounter with … Continue reading

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Isaac Asimov on the Right-Brain Revolution

Isaac Asimov was a chemist by training, a scientist in general, and a novelist and science fiction writer. He coined the term ‘robotics’ in 1941. In 1988 he was interviewed by Bill Moyers, by which time he had written 391 books … Continue reading

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Do you ever feel like Chuck Heston?

Sometimes I do, because as it turns out, Soylent Green has something in common with your business. And like Chuck Heston, I feel like no one will believe me: Your business is people. From yourself to your employees to your customers, … Continue reading

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The Folding Concrete Block

Simple. Stunning. Genius. Dror Benshetrit is an Israeli designer who has likely revolutionized architecture, home furnishing, art, and even humanitarianism with a single innovation. He calls it the QuaDror. It was featured in today’s SpringWise Newsletter of startup business ideas and … Continue reading

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A Tip to Make More Money: Treat and Pay Employees Well

For people like Kip Tindell, this philosophy is a no-brainer. Kip is the founder and CEO of The Container Store, one of the largest and most recognizable retail brands in the United States. He was recently recognized by the National … Continue reading

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Internet Killed the Publishing Star (and we all win)

The Domino Project is Seth Godin’s recent collaboration with Amazon to embrace digital book distribution and circumvent the traditional publishing process. The first digital-only book published by the project will be Godin’s newest, Poke the Box, available for pre-order until … Continue reading

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