Serendipity: If It Works, We Call It a Strategy

Type in the search term “innovation” on Amazon and you’ll discover over 200,000 books on the topic. It makes me wonder: if they are so many books about innovation and success, why is so little innovation successful? Reading about innovation, we learn about what we need in the 21st century to be truly innovative: multidisciplinary […]

Planners & Searchers: Make Them Best Buddies

In The White Man’s Burden, William Easterly examines the failure of western aid in developing and poor countries with this example: In a single day, on July 16, 2005, the American and British economies delivered nine million copies of the six volume of the Harry Potter children’s book series to eager fans. This is an […]