Innovation and Learning

Mark Schlesinger
Created 12 Jun 2021
  • Codex, IRL
    29 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    Innovation doesn’t happen in a vacuum. In any new idea, there are always people behind the scenes who make it possible. There are people who clear away hurdles. There are people who act as sounding bo...
  • Ming Tea
    08 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    One piece of advice I always give people is that if you are feeling stuck, go do something else. Try something new, start back on something you’ve stopped doing, play with new ideas, just let yourself...
  • How did I start loving Innovation?
    28 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    I have been involved in innovation and innovation initiatives for most of my career. I was rarely the initiator of these initiatives and rarely sought out them. Yet time and time again, I found myself...
  • What if you only had one idea?
    19 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    French writer Chateaubriand once said that he only had one idea in his head, but was fortunate that it was the dominant idea of his age…liberty. He, of course, was Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert ...
  • What do we mean by "better"?
    06 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    In my last column, we talked about 3 steps for a process and how important that last step “Make it better” is. What we didn’t talk about is what we mean by better. The short answer for how do we know ...
  • Gimme Three Steps
    03 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    Years ago, a friend of mine was rewarded/punished by being asked to lead our company’s ISO 9001 certification process. He dutifully started learning everything he could about about Quality Management ...
  • Inventing television
    15 Jun 2021 • 4 min read
    I just recently listened to the Planet Money episode on Desi Arnaz titled “How Desi Invented Television”. It was interesting to hear a discussion on Desi Arnaz inventing television at the same time th...
  • Innovation
    12 Jun 2021 • < 1 min read
    Welcome to Innovation and Learning by me, Mark Schlesinger. Software jack of all trades with a passion for innovation and learning Sign up now so you don’t miss the first issue. Subscribe now In the m...
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