Over the last few decades, the importance of design has been growing in the context of how to create disruptive game-changing innovations. Human centered design (HCD) is the way that innovators integrate design with a clear view of customer in to the process of creating an innovation that has impact. Be careful as bad design […]
The role of designers and design thinking is impacting every product and service being created. The old days of a product being created and then tossed over the wall to a designer to “wrap it in plastic and make it look nice” are long gone. With the introduction of products like the iPhone and Tesla, customers […]
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When I was a software engineer, one area of importance was the design and testing of user interfaces. The work was frustrating because you had to decipher what the user was “thinking” to understand how they would use your software. Over the years, the research has taken on the challenges of human computer interaction with […]
What inspirations feed your ideas for innovation? In this case, seeing a news report on a tragic death of a 6 month old baby let a young entrepreneur to create an innovation that could save kids left in the car. Bishop Curry is headed into the 6th grade this fall. Its was a the tragic […]
Orphaned innovations are those great ideas that could have a significant and positive impact on peoples lives except the market is so small that you can’t raise the monies and the support to bring them to market. Orphan drugs is the pharmaceutical industry version of the orphan innovations. Orphaned Innovations In a previous live, I […]
Inside any size organization, getting everyone engaged on innovation can be daunting. Its not just as simple as saying that innovation is important. You need to show the organization how. At Adobe, Mark Randall reversed engineered his approach to grassroots innovation and structured into a process called Kickbox. He didn’t stop there. He and Adobe decided […]
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This interactive workbook is filled with 30-day challenges designed to build your creative muscles. Follow along with prompts to get you drawing, journaling, taking photos, and making collages – doing anything creative that you choose to do!
Each sprint has a theme, like Think Small, Work with the Unexpected, and Embrace Limitations. Throughout the book you’ll find features focused on fellow sprinters, as well as inspirational quotes, and every sprint ends with a recap that encourages reflection.
How you use the book is up to you! Complete sprint after sprint, channeling your creativity into new challenges. Or pick up the book every couple of months if you feel like you need a jolt of motivation!
About the Author
Noah Scalin is a co-founder of Another Limited Rebellion, an art and innovation consultancy that develops creative potential in individuals, organizations, and communities. He is also the creator of the Webby Award winning Skull-A-Day project and the first artist-in-residence at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business. Noah is the author of five previous books on design and creativity and has traveled the world bringing his message of creative potential and design activism to everyone from incarcerated teenagers to Fortune 500 executives.
Mica Scalin, co-founder of Another Limited Rebellion, has been an innovator in the use of art and media for community engagement and creative development for over a decade. She has worked with independent artists and for Showtime, CBS, NBC and the groundbreaking non-profit JDub. From grassroots to broadcast, her passion lies in creating cultural experiences that make meaningful connections between people. She has a BFA in photography.