“Strategic Foresight”, by Patricia Lustig. Review by Mick Yates

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To quote the author: “You can’t influence the past – it has happened. You can perhaps learn from it, but too much focus on the past leads to feelings of helplessness precisely because you can’t change what has already happened. If you focus on potential, possible futures, and what you might learn from them, you rekindle your sense of wonder …

Learning about innovation from Mr. Edison and his phonograph – Wally Bock

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Great post from Wally Bock Most people think of Thomas Edison as a lone inventor and marketing genius. But history teaches different lessons. Here are some from Edison’s invention of the phonograph. Not so “lone” after all Edison was no “lone” inventor. He set up the prototype of the modern industrial laboratory. He filled the place with people of diverse …