May 1, 2018

At our Academy of Design Thinking, all the courses have a real challenge at the core. Participants try and find solutions while applying design thinking mindset, process and tools. These challenges are always complex, sometimes so complex that they are considered "wick...

April 17, 2018

What Lieke ten Brummelhuis and Nancy P. Rothbard discovered when they researched the difference between being an workaholic to working long hours:

Unlike people who merely work long hours, workaholics struggle to psychologically detach from work. And we know that ongoin...

April 4, 2018

Some reading for the long weekend, in the Inspire to Innovate they all raise some questions and offer explanations and solutions,  like why IKEA is going digital, is Europe risking to be left behind in technology, why most baby gadgets were designed by young parents, c...

March 25, 2018

Would you pay to give your child a genetic advantage, to make them smarter than their peers, taller, or more beautiful? This is a question that will become relevant within a few decades — if not sooner. A very thought provoking article from Big Think

January 23, 2018

“Live at home” 
― George Washington Carver

Lets begin here, with George Washington Carver.

We have forgotten how to live at home; how to look at one ingredient, like a peanut, and to use it in a variety of ways, like Mr Carver did. The world has become our village and wi...

January 16, 2018

Our blog this week comes from Bettina von Stamm, Director of the Innovation Leadership Forum. She explores: What might some key aspects of educating for a 21st century mind and skillset look like?  

Mindset for the 21st century

Openness & flexibility...

January 6, 2018

The world is changing at an unprecedented pace. Innovate or die has become a mantra for a lot of organisations, big and small. Ambiguity and uncertainty demand us all to make sense of the change, think on our feet, relearn and regenerate. Digital transformation is abou...

December 18, 2017

Our Guest blogger this week is my Parsons University colleague Lee-Sean Huang.

Design Thinking is indeed a buzzword, and it’s also a useful starting point for deeper understanding. In her recent talk at 99U’s Conference in New York, Pentagram partner Natasha Jen throws...

December 4, 2017

Our guest blogger this week is Pepper de Callier, founder and executive director of Prague Leadership Institute. Pepper de Callier is a bestselling author of three books on leadership and personal development, newspaper columnist, senior-executive coach, and Founder an...

August 24, 2017

There's an article on the zine today about the effect new digital assistants such as Alexa (other assistant digital assistants are available, unless Amazon would like to provide me with a free one, then Alexa is the only one and also the best one) have on our children....

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