My podcast interview on innovation by Zunder Lekshmanan.
Joseph Schumpeter's 5 types of innovations (100 year old classification)
4 tenets of Design Thinking
3 principles of immersive research
Empathy as accessing three kinds of ignorance
Empathy as understanding the assumptions behind rigid reflexes
Learning Design Thinking: Is it more like learning cycling or cycology?
3 symptoms of empathy deficit
Immersive research: P&G's approach of getting deep customer insights
Can empathy be taught?
Where does an intervention begin? Story of Dr. Kiran Bedi’s first day at Tihar Jail
Design thinking vs TRIZ: A panel discussion
My 3 take-aways from "Design Thinking, Creative Thinking and Innovation" workshop at SPJIMR
Highlights of "Design Thinking" workshop held on Nov 7-8, 2012 in Bangalore
Prof. Ulrich Weinberg on Design Thinking
Building creative confidence in housekeeping and model making staff at Agastya
Three sources of innovation: pain, wave and waste
(video on pain, wave, waste) Innovation: where to begin?
5 ways of framing a challenge
3 characteristics of a good challenge statement
How to build curiosity stamina?
Four approaches to problem solving
Do ideas float in the air?
Role of communication in generating creative insights
Is creative thinking an oxymoron?
4 types of risks every innovator should be aware of
Overcoming prediction disability: Applying the black swan wisdom to idea selection
Insight, entrepreneurial mindset and principle of affordable loss
Joseph Schumpeter and the principle of indeterminateness
1996 Everest disaster and a lesson in "design as if implementation matters"
Killing an idea: Lessons from the destruction of Nalanda University
Prototyping: A foundational competency of every innovator
Rapid prototyping: 1-hour, 1-day and 1-week prototypes
Idea communication and curiosity gap theory
An idea presentation template based on Steve Jobs' iPod launch speech in 2001
An idea presentation template based on 2 minute pitch by The Wand Company founders Managers are from Mars and storytellers are from Saturn
Confirmation bias and curse of knowledge: The villain connection between “Black Swan” and “Made to stick”
Thought as a system,
Realizing my biggest addiction – thinking
Learning mindfulness through "Penn and Teller: Fool Us" magic show
“Thought as a system” by David Bohm: A book review
Metaphors from "Thought as a system" - a presentation
"The Matrix as a system" vs "Thought as a system" - a presentation
Kahneman's "associative coherence" vs David Bohm's "sustained incoherence"
The problem and the paradox of "becoming"
Listening, looking and learning: 3 ways of "knocking at the open door"
Catch yourself getting LOST in wasteful thinking
Three practices from Eckhart Tolle’s teachings that I find useful
Baseline test: in music and in life
Who improve the world more: Thomas Edison or Ramana Maharshi?
The marvels and the flaws of expert intuition: story of Ramanujan's first letter to Hardy
Confession of a fake guru: A soliloquy from "Tujhe aahe tujpashi"
Thinking fast and slow: A landmark book in intuitive thinking and decision making
My most favorite youtube video and marvels and flaws of intuition
book review: "Strangers to ourselves" by Timothy Wilson
Why does Edgar Schein say, "A culture of innovation doesn't scale up"?
3 tools I find useful as an innovation catalyst
3 things Mike Markkula did as a champion of "Apple Computer" idea
Responding to team member's idea using 3 types of inquiries
A humble inquiry that led to a successful culture change initiative
What is "change by being"? Stories of Ramana Maharshi and Eckhart Tolle
3 lessons innovation leaders can learn from the iPod story
Is Google 20 percent time same as "Right to experiment"?
Infinite vision and the questions that shaped Aravind Eye Care System