Showing posts from January 22, 2012

Which one is the real mother of innovation: Need or persistence?

The Me-Mover idea was triggered by the need for a new personal 3-wheeler. But what moved the product from the initial idea to the production model? Well, entrepreneur Jonas Eliasson and team went through several progressively better versions ... lots of drawings ... five prototypes ... $700,000 ... and 13-plus years. Or in one word, persistence.

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Head first

Make the mindset changes first. It then gets easier to do the things you need to do. For example, to design software for business outcomes, start by making the mindset changes ... that outcomes matter more than outputs ... that you shouldn't sweat the small stuff before you've achieved the big ones ... that success is more valuable than satisfaction ... A mindset change is a great way to start your BT (business technology) initiative.