Fifty years ago, when Eric Clapton played lead guitar on the Beatles’ “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” he played a Gibson guitar. Gibson is an iconic brand and has been the guitar of choice for a wide variety of musicians...Continue Reading
Landmines and other unexploded weapons cause horrific damage. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 26,000 casualties are caused by landmines or unexploded ordinances (UXO). Roughly one in four of those victims die as a result (Source), and those who...Continue Reading
Apopo.org is a wonderful organization. They train rats to sniff out land mines in former conflict zones, thus preventing thousands of deaths or injuries. Why rats? They’re very trainable and have excellent senses of smell (high olfactory acuity). And, they...Continue Reading
In my book, The Power of Little Ideas, I explain how companies should execute the “Third Way” approach to innovation, and how dramatically it can affect the fortunes of a company that does it well. One of the lead stories...Continue Reading
On Sunday, May 22, 2016, Midlothian, Virginia, a former coal-mining town with a population of approximately 60,000, hosted one of its biggest events in its 300-year history. Approximately 2,000 people waited patiently in line; some traveled for over 100 miles....Continue Reading
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