What began as the study of how individuals make decisions is revealing that we humans are not actually the freethinking individuals we believe ourselves to be.
Experts are the greatest inhibitors of innovation—the ones who shouldn’t be listened to. Peter Diamandis says it best: “An expert is someone who can tell you exactly how it can’t be done.”
Vivek WadhwaAugust 4, 2014
"There has never been a better time in the whole history of the world to invent something. There has never been a better time with more opportunities, more openings, lower barriers, higher benefit/risk ratios, better returns, greater upside, than now."
John BradleyJuly 29, 2014
So many people in startup land go with the crowd and, thus, create the umm-teenth version of something that already exists. The supposedly smarter ones go against the crowd, which is not much better, as their theory of change is simply based on negating what everybody else is doing.
Pascal FinetteJuly 22, 2014
Hunter Lovins is a Time Magazine Hero & an Unreasonable Mentor. Watch this behind-the-scenes interview with CEO Daniel Epstein and Hunter.
National Geographic Emerging Explorer and entrepreneur details misconceptions in development and explains how technology changed his life.
He sold a company for $8.5 Billion dollars, he has founded six different silicon valley startups, and today, he is running one of the largest mobile companies in Asia. In this interview we explore failures, family, balance, divorce, multinationals, and the nuances of running tech companies across Asia.
Unreasonable MediaJuly 19, 2014
If we’re serious about breaking down silos, we could start by holding fewer sector-specific events and running more on issues and challenges—and other common themes running through the ‘for good’ sector.
Ken BanksJuly 16, 2014
Training is important, obviously, but at the typical startup, the day-to-day challenge of keeping the doors open trumps longer-term investments. But just like in so many other areas, resource constraints can be an opportunity to spark new ways to train teams and support their learning.
Jessica LaxJuly 14, 2014
Social entrepreneurs as guilty as any group of lawyers or engineers in using jargon and shorthand to identify and evaluate each other’s places in the tribe. What is "social innovation" anyway? What’s "impact investing"? Take any of those expressions out of context and it’s clear how unclear they are. They’ve become as clichéd as “thought leader.”
Cheryl HellerJuly 10, 2014