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What the Roomba Teaches Us About Pushing Through Fear of Failure

By Shawn Nason / October 27, 2020 / Comments Off on What the Roomba Teaches Us About Pushing Through Fear of Failure

Like all robots, a Roomba does its job with no sense of success or failure outside of completing its mission. How could we be like the Roomba?

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Turn On, Tune In, Try Out: Three Ways Music Inspires Ingenuity

By Shawn Nason / October 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Turn On, Tune In, Try Out: Three Ways Music Inspires Ingenuity
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We have a problem. Are we loyal?

By Francesco Pagano / October 19, 2020 /

Let’s start all conversations about loyalty by defining the basics and understanding what kind of loyalty we are talking about. Nope, we are not talking about true love, or Brand evangelism, which is absolutely rare. Assume you are not apple, with fans waiting long hours in front of your store to get their new phone,…

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How does the qiibee solution work for real?

By Francesco Pagano / October 19, 2020 /

How does loyalty on the blockchain work, for real? Here is one use case. qiibee is helping out frequent flyer programs to capture the long tail of potential partners. What does it mean? All frequent flyer programs make money by selling and buying miles from their partners, such as the airline or credit card provider.…

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Act Fast, Fail Fast, Learn Fast? Science says we learn faster when we are free to choose.

By Shawn Nason / October 13, 2020 / Comments Off on Act Fast, Fail Fast, Learn Fast? Science says we learn faster when we are free to choose.
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Act Fast, Fail Fast, Learn Fast? Science says we learn faster when we are free to choose.

By Shawn Nason / October 12, 2020 /

A recent study in Scientific American showed that people learn faster when they are free to choose which action they make, even if the choice initially leads to a negative outcome. The concept, “choice-confirmation bias,” produces “stabler learning over a wide range of simulated conditions than unbiased (no choice) did.” Researchers also believe that choice-confirmation…

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Like Child’s Play: 6 Ways to Create an Adaptable Mindset

By Shawn Nason / October 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Like Child’s Play: 6 Ways to Create an Adaptable Mindset
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Like Child’s Play: 6 Ways to Create an Adaptable Mindset

By Shawn Nason / October 6, 2020 /

A study released recently sought to explore why children seem to have more immunity to COVID-19 than adults and are more likely to resist infections or have asymptomatic/mild infections. The researchers found that (most) children are able to fight off COVID-19 because their immune systems are still operating under the assumption that pathogens entering the…

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Wild is the Game: the art of facilitation

By Nicolas Bry / February 29, 2020 /

Julien Goby is the founder of Wild is the Game, initiated 10 years ago. Passionate facilitator, his ambition from the start was to build a structure in which learning and perfecting the profession of facilitation are a priority. Among the pioneers of the profession in France, he strives to ensure that Wild is the Game…

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Pros and Cons of Becoming an Innovation Consultant

By Pete Foley / February 20, 2020 /

One question many innovators face at some point in their careers is whether to work in a large, corporate organization, or in a small start up or consultancy. Today I want to revisit and update a blog I wrote a few years ago for LinkedIn that discussed some pros and cons of consultancy versus corporate…

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