Gunnar spoke at a recent regional TEDx conference in Naperville, IL. Moore’s Law and Commercial Real Estate
Apparently, Sir Richard Branson has issues with people who decide to wear ties. In his latest blog post titled Why it’s time to say bye to the ties, he writes: “I often have a pair of scissors in my top pocket to go cutting people’s ties off. It is time to say goodbye to the tie. [...]
I recently hosted a discussion at the CIO Corner with IT leaders Dave Patzwald| , who’s the CEO of Coach America; we also have Tim Mather| , the Chief Technical Officer of PMA Consultants, along with Brandies Dunagan| , who’s the social media specialist at i.c.stars and Ronald Coleman| , a resident at i.c.stars. Tune in and hear their practical approaches to [...]
How can one discover and define unmet demand if no one is able to accurately describe what they actually want? This article explores one technique for unlocking demands secrets.
Innovation is often a high-risk pursuit – but is maintaining the status quo a higher risk strategy than many realize? This essay explores the relative fortunes of two computer companies – one that avoids innovation, another than embraces it.
A six part video of Gunnar discussing “Hacking Innovation in Real Estate” has been posted at Real Invest 2.0 – take a look!
Despite the incredible success of some people who are optimistic and sunny in their outlook, when innovation is requied the need for negative thinking and complaints is overwhelming.
Once a solution to a problem has been found, the biggest challenge is to get others to accept it. Is it possible to innovate without selling change? Desire lines might provide a clue.
Innovation doesn’t come for nothing, it always requires that something is given up in return…and people are more willing to give things up than most realize.
An analogue to George Berkeley’s question “If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, did it really fall?” – Does innovation happen if no one buys it?keep looking »