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In my last post I talked about how I would openly share some of my ideas. This is one of those half-baked ideas and like all of my ideas, it was cobbled together from a number of conversations I’ve had with a number of people.
Over the past year and in very infrequent intervals, I’ve been thinking about how a system could be created that would incent people to do things with non-monetary incentives, while at the same time, surfacing the creativity out of people all within a corporate setting. I’ve been thinking about how cool it would be if you could create a system that fundamentally changed the way corporate america works. A system that could change the internal processes, the reward systems, the compensations and the bonuses of business cultures, that from what I hear, simply … Read More »
When I was younger I had all sorts of crazy business ideas and product inventions, but no one cared because I was young. It was child’s play. Fortunately, some of that inventiveness child’s play found an outlet with Legos. Yes, Legos.
As I got older, I would still have business ideas, inventions and other out-landish ideas, but the advice I got by many was “don’t tell anyone.” “You don’t want anyone to steal your idea.” This advice sometimes seeped through, but most of the time I never listened. I could never understand how a great idea could ever achieve greatness without talking about it. I imagined how hard it would be if you spent all of your time not talking about the idea. That by the time you were ready to pursue the idea, you’d already be mentally and emotionally drained from keeping it locked in your … Read More »