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The Rainforest

…as a metaphor for an innovation ecosystem. I can always tell when I should write about a book because I find myself telling people about it before it has even gone cold on my bookshelf. This is one of those … Continue reading

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Shaping the Path

…for energy productivity and procurement. This is the second blog capturing the bulk of the reading I’ve done on the psychology of choices, behavioural economics etc. You can read the first in Decision Making Trickery. I’m trying to focus this … Continue reading

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Getting Beyond Better

How does social entrepreneurship work? and what is it exactly? In this book, a study of all the winners of Skoll Foundation awards has led to a formula for social entrepreneurship. It starts with a nifty definition. There are many … Continue reading

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Decision making trickery

This blog post attempts to cover some diverse territory and quite a few books. If you want to jump straight from how our decisions can be influenced to what we need for good energy efficiency decisions, click straight through to … Continue reading

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Reinventing Knowledge

I’ve just been on a fascinating journey through the ages of learning and knowledge. Only someone with a clear understanding of the pursuit of understanding through the ages could construct this book and define these ages – each one acknowledging … Continue reading

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Influence, customer focus and thinking like a freak

Does your life seem to resonate sometimes with a certain theme? – well this week mine seemed to be telling me to get much better at defining what a customer might want. It started with a business model workshop for … Continue reading

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Change by Design

Tim Brown is famous in the world of design, as the head of one of the most interesting design organisations – IDEO. You will often find them referenced in articles across the design spectrum, from UX (User-led design) to standard … Continue reading

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