Category Archives: Leadership

How Makers Are Disrupting Workplace Culture

New ideas are constantly being transformed into new products, new services, new business models, and processes. The parallel ascendance of “maker culture” is no accident: the building blocks of the Internet of Things and 3D printing are familiar terrain for the hands-on hobbyist, tinkerer, and inventor. These makers innovate, build, and experiment to explore their passions. The maker’s spirit is

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Why Failure is Essential to Innovation

“There is no innovation and creativity without failure. Period.” – Brene Brown If we aren’t making mistakes, we likely aren’t reaching outside of our comfort zones, and that is the biggest mistake of all. Just consider the endless innovations and products that were results of mistakes. Take Post-It Notes for example. Inventor Spencer Silver was attempting to develop a strong

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Blended Reality: Innovation is Culture at FEI 2016

I spoke at FEI 2016 about Blended Reality.  It’s the fusion of our physical and digital worlds, creating new and improved experiences for people at home, at work and on the go. Leveraging an array of new technology trends—HyperMobility, 3D Transformation, Internet of Things, Smart Machines and Immersive Computing—innovators across the globe are finding ways to make our lives richer

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