Where do ideas come from?

“Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has an idea. It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.” – […]

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“Good design is good business”

Thomas John Watson Jr. set out to put his stamp on IBM – through the use of modern design – after taking over Watson Sr. as IBM’s chief executive in 1952. He […]

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Stephan Ouaknine: Solving climate change through creativity and returns

When it comes to thinking, Stephan Ouaknine likes to go BIG. So big, in fact, that the Montreal-based entrepreneur has nothing less than stopping man-made climate change in his sights. […]

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Arkadi Kuhlmann’s rebel alliance

Arkadi Kuhlmann, Founding CEO of ING Direct, compares himself to Luke Skywalker (with the big banks as Darth Vader). But he’s just as likely to turn his intellectual lightsabre against conventional wisdom […]

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C2-MTL’s global marketing panel: Taking "universal truths" mobile

One of the fundamentals of marketing to a world as diverse as it is round is sticking to basic “universal truths” that resonate across continents and cultures, says Emmanuel Seuge, […]

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Bobbi Brown: Nude lipstick and life lessons

Bobbi Brown’s mother would not let her quit college. After dropping out of three schools, Bobbi’s mother sat her down and asked, if it was her birthday and she could […]

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Hilary Mason: There’s beauty in data science

Hilary Mason is more than just a microblog solutions finder (tweeters owe her big time) or web analytics optimizer. The Chief Scientist and head hell-raiser over at bitly, is a […]

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Sanjay Poonen: Design thinking and dreaming big

“Software is just about the most boring topic in general,” admits Sanjay Poonen, Head of Technology Solutions & Mobile at SAP. “So you have to make it creative.” The self-described […]

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Diane von Furstenberg: Stay true to your brand

Young Diane von Furstenberg didn’t know what she wanted to do, but she knew what she wanted to be. In the large scope of things, she wanted to be driving […]

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Steve Brown welcomes the robots

Steve Brown wears well his title as Chief Evangelist for computing giant Intel, spilling over with enthusiasm for the possibilities of the digital future. His passion for computers emerged at […]

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