Here at Creative Realities, Inc., we like to have fun. It's our mantra ("You get what you play for"), our cabinets are chock full of toys and pipe cleaners, and anyone who has ever worked with us knows what we mean when we say "bazooka".
This past week I got sucked into what I thought was a pretty weak online debate. The question posed was, "Is Incremental innovation the enemy of Breakthrough Innovation?"
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On Day 2 of the PDMA2010 innovation conference Dan Pink gave a fascinating talk about motivation in the workplace. Pink is the best-selling author of Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. Coincidentally, he is also a man with an understated sense of humor and tone that is vaguely reminiscent of Kevin Nealon. Unfortunately, he did not do any Weekend Update style under-his-breath uttering of his inner thoughts, however he did offer several counterintuitive insights on motivation.