Disruptive Stuff

Sep 10

Lemonade - A possible driver of entrepreneurship?

Picture from: http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/962167/start-a-lemonade-stand

Buying two glasses of lemonade from 2 children who had set up their little stand near a park got me thinking. Could it be their first brush with business. The first pound they make! 

Encouraging fun activities at an early age that bring out the creativity and entrepreneurial drive of children is potentially the driver to this centuries large issue of a workforce looking for employment. Could it be this simple fun activity could help us raise a generation of job creators rather than just generation after generation of job seekers!

Lemonade stands and such little weekend ventures by kids will not only help them learn a bit more about business but also other passions, be it food and drink, fitness, social interactions and confidence! The positives are many, but definitely something that needs supervision and of course encouragement and support from the parent (who all have dreams of one day having their own business, but no plan!)

Lemonade could save this century, I’ll drink to that!

The Evolution of the iPhone

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(Source: Yahoo!, via fastcompany)

Aug 12

nerdology:

Incredible. Click through.

nerdology:

Incredible. Click through.

Aug 06

“The Washington Post, one of our country’s greatest newspapers, just sold for 1/4 the price of Tumblr.” — @CaseyNewton (via brooklynmutt)

(via thisistheverge)

Jul 29

skillshare:

Good Morning! Here’s some inspiration to start off your week.
Photo via yellowtrace.com.au

skillshare:

Good Morning! Here’s some inspiration to start off your week.

Photo via yellowtrace.com.au

(Source: skillshare)

May 03

stanfordbusiness:

In Ghana, teachers are lucky if they get professional development programs once or twice in their careers. Kwabena Amporful (MBA ’08) founded the teacher training initiative Institute for Teacher Education and Development to bring updated pedagogical techniques and support to Ghanaian teachers. Learn more about INTED: http://stnfd.biz/kF0mP

Questioning the status quo on teacher skills !! Truly disruptive work, and one that will drive the change we need !!

stanfordbusiness:

In Ghana, teachers are lucky if they get professional development programs once or twice in their careers. Kwabena Amporful (MBA ’08) founded the teacher training initiative Institute for Teacher Education and Development to bring updated pedagogical techniques and support to Ghanaian teachers. Learn more about INTED: http://stnfd.biz/kF0mP

Questioning the status quo on teacher skills !! Truly disruptive work, and one that will drive the change we need !!

Mar 28

fastcodesign:

 


Check out Fast Company’s Innovation Uncensored conference!
INSIGHT. INSPIRATION. IMPACT.
Innovation is at the core of everything we do. Every day on our website, and in each issue of the magazine, we delve into the new ideas and radical creativity which are upending status quo in the business world; our mission is to determine how and why these changes matter.
At Innovation Uncensored, we turn this coverage into a real- world conversation, where the people on the pages come to you and share what they know. Surprising stats, smart techniques, best practices, true confessions—it’s not just the nuts and bolts of business; it’s the heart and soul. And that’s what makes this event different. It’s a two-day master class from the world’s most innovative companies.
Some of this year’s speakers will include:
Mario Batali, Chef & Author
Jack Dorsey, CEO, Square
David Karp, Founder, Tumblr
Jonah Peretti, Founder & CEO, Buzzfeed
Emily Rahimi, Social and Digital Media Manager, NYC Fire Department
Interested? Find out more here and follow #IUNY13 on Twitter.

fastcodesign:

 

Check out Fast Company’s Innovation Uncensored conference!

INSIGHT. INSPIRATION. IMPACT.

Innovation is at the core of everything we do. Every day on our website, and in each issue of the magazine, we delve into the new ideas and radical creativity which are upending status quo in the business world; our mission is to determine how and why these changes matter.

At Innovation Uncensored, we turn this coverage into a real- world conversation, where the people on the pages come to you and share what they know. Surprising stats, smart techniques, best practices, true confessions—it’s not just the nuts and bolts of business; it’s the heart and soul. And that’s what makes this event different. It’s a two-day master class from the world’s most innovative companies.

Some of this year’s speakers will include:

Mario Batali, Chef & Author

Jack Dorsey, CEO, Square

David Karp, Founder, Tumblr

Jonah Peretti, Founder & CEO, Buzzfeed

Emily Rahimi, Social and Digital Media Manager, NYC Fire Department

Interested? Find out more here and follow #IUNY13 on Twitter.

(via fastcompany)

Mar 10

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Feb 16

thisistheverge:

Google will reportedly open its own retail stores starting this year
Don’t be evil (in retail)

Well it was only a matter of time…

thisistheverge:

Google will reportedly open its own retail stores starting this year

Don’t be evil (in retail)

Well it was only a matter of time…

Feb 15

“We don’t have the word “limit” in our vocabulary. It’s because of that that we’ve been able to do things for so many years and deliver things people never knew they needed.” — Tim Cook (via minimalmac)

Here is a nice tip for innovators. Just don’t have a limit !!

(via parislemon)