Manifestos tagged with Innovation & Creativity


El Sistema Comes to the USA: Playing the Mambo and Other Transformations
Sept. 12, 2012 - By: Jamie Bernstein
“El Sistema’s founder, the visionary musician and economist Jose Antonio Abreu, has said, 'If you put a violin in a child's hands, that child will never hold a gun.' It is a profound idea ... And now this idea is spreading around the world”
The Art of Not Knowing
Aug. 8, 2012 - By: Craig Coggle
“Innovation and creativity can only exist with the wonder of not knowing. I wonder what will happen if I mix this thing here with this thing over here. I don’t know but would love to find out. Curiosity is born from not knowing. Not knowing therefore can help us change and grow.”
The Finch Effect: How Adaptability Will Save Your Career (and Happiness)
Aug. 8, 2012 - By: Nacie Carson
“As humans, we have the power to direct our response. We can consciously choose how to change the shape of our beaks… or at least consciously choose how we respond to the changes in our environment. And that environmental change we face now, today, is an economic one.”
The How Manifesto: Why How Business Gets Done Around the World is the New Competitive Advantage, and New Metrics for a New Reality
Aug. 8, 2012 - By: Dov Seidman
“'How?' is not just a question. HOW is the answer. ... The way to forge a better, more sustainable path of growth and progress lies in the realm of human behavior—HOW we do what we do.”
How to Spread Ideas: Think Like an Entrepreneur, Not Like a Crusader
July 11, 2012 - By: John Vespasian
“The fact that most philosophers and innovators have acted like crusaders does not prove that this is the right way to live. In fact, the opposite if true. ... When it comes to practical wisdom, entrepreneurs are light-years ahead of crusaders.”
How to Make Change Stick: Kill the Company
June 13, 2012 - By: Lisa Bodell
“Innovation is not just about data analysis, plans and processes, and thinking outside the box. More than anything else, innovation is about change. And the truth is that as much as we’d all like to think otherwise, we are all hardwired to resist it.”
Build This: Your Culturematic Laboratory
May 9, 2012 - By: Grant McCracken
“Ruled by pragmatism and play, your laboratory is fast becoming the place you come to look out into the future. This the bridge from which you can look at your possible outcomes, examine your range of options, think about how to think the future.”
Rebooting America's Innovation Engine: Using Jugaad to Innovate Faster, Better, and Cheaper
May 9, 2012 - By: Navi Radjou
“The motto ‘innovate or die’ held true for American firms in the 20th century. In the 21st century, ‘innovate faster, better, and cheaper—or die’ will be your new mantra.”
We Say We Want a Revolution: How to Activate the Activist and Surf the Tidal Wave of Radical Change
April 11, 2012 - By: Gina Amaro Rudan
“I confess—the revolutionary climate we’re experiencing right now excites me. Why? Because every monster economic crisis or socio-political upheaval brings bottom-up innovation, top-down collaboration, and a flurry of creativity ... ”
The Substitution Economy: How Small Changes in Our Day-To-Day Spending Can Shake the World.
Feb. 22, 2012 - By: James Marshall Reilly
“The brands we purchase can become, in a sense, our personal position statement. Each of us can define ourselves publicly, and we can simultaneously feel good about who we are privately, as a direct result of our consumption patterns.”



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