Conscious Capitalism

  The month of April brings with it signs of Spring – warmer weather, brighter days – trees and flowers beginning to bud – ducks flying overhead. And on this first day in May, my thoughts can’t help but be drawn to renewal.   Just as Winter awakens to Spring, organizations must awaken to the…

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Off The Shelf Innovation – Jugaad On The Rise

Western Innovation often brings to mind endless brainstorming sessions or shadowy figures toiling away late at night behind blackened windows located in small suburban garages. The innovation zeitgeist we are led to believe is churning deep within our corporations and within geeky brilliant entrepreneurs hoping to create the next big thing. But what if the…

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Mindfulness Enhances Life’s Colors

From the kitchen door I see the long expanse of freshly cut lawn bordered to north by a stone wall, it appears to have been erected hastily more of an afterthought than a well thought out plan. To the east across the deeply green lawn is a large grove of trees that hides a spring-fed…

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Innovation Living in Obscurity

Often an innovative idea spends most of its time in the shadows of obscurity being tended to by its creator but never touched or gazed upon by the rest of the world.  Writers are one such group, they pound the keys daily for hours knowing full well that their innovative ideas are more likely to…

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Is Innovation Really Dead?

Innovation is one subject that I can read about for hours without hitting the fabled wall of boredom. It seems everyone has an opinion about just what Innovation is all about and how we should go about implementing it, both in our personal and professional lives. Recently I came across a blog post with a…

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