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Unusual Tip #43,252,003,274,489,856,000

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Do you know what this number represents? Here’s a hint: It has 6 colored slides, 21 pieces, and 54 outer surfaces. ** WARNING: SPOILER ALERT BELOW ** You guessed it…it’s the most iconic 3 dimensional puzzle of our time – the Rubik’s Cube.  43,252,003,274,489,856,000 represents the number of possible configurations for…

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Unusual Tip #06: I’ve Got Two Turntables And… An (Unusual) Idea

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As a recreational musician, I’ve always been passionate about music. It’s probably why I love the idea of innovation so much. The parallels are more than you probably realize. The creation of music is primarily driven by influences…influences from prior artists, from our emotions, from our experiences.  All of these combined, and…

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Unusual Tip #3: The Re-imagination of Healthcare (or any industry) Requires a “Yes, If” Leadership Culture

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For a number of years, I have been running emergency ‘code blues’ for companies and organizations stuck in an innovation rut. I’m the guy they call when competition is lurking around the corner, leadership can’t grasp the uncertainty ahead, or the innovation well has dried up. And when you peel…

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What Can Frank Underwood Teach Us About the “House of Innovation”?

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Frank Underwood is perhaps the last person I would turn to for sound, ethical advice. However, in my recent binge watching of the highly addictive House of Cards series, he made a snarky remark to (tv) President Walker that caught my attention… “To improve is to change. To perfect is…

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