Pain can be the Father of Innovation

Necessity is the mother of invention. And pain can be the father of innovation. Whenever you or your customer has a problem, an inconvenience, a difficulty or a pain there is an opportunity for innovation. A new product or service is called for to alleviate the pain. Nick D’Aloisio was a 16 year old London schoolboy when he invented a mobile phone app called Summly. He said, “I was revising for... Read More--

Innovation Lessons from the Artist

Have you seen The Artist? It won the best film award at the 2012 Oscars. It is a charming tale about the transition from silent movies to talkies. It is remarkable for a number of reasons – not least because it is a silent movie in black and white with unknowns as stars. It seems to me that we can learn some innovation lessons from this film and its appeal to audiences. First, the story relates how... Read More--