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The Enemy of Innovation? Expertise, Says Author of “Best Practices Are Stupid”, Stephen Shapiro

People tend to think an expert is the be-all and end-all – the A-to-Z on an important subject. But that’s not true when it comes to innovation, says writer and innovation leader Stephen Shapiro, author of “Best Practices Are Stupid”. Expertise can actually keep business leaders from that one great idea that will push them to the top.

Stephen Shapiro Says Stop Thinking Outside the Box – Instead, Find a Better Box

Many think “outside-the-box” is the bedrock of innovation. But innovation expert Stephen Shapiro, author of Best Practices Are Stupid, shows that outside-the-box isn’t king. Instead it’s a misconception that, if corrected, could lead to big organizational advancements.

Stephen Shapiro Shows How To Avoid “One-Hit Wonder” Syndrome in “Best Practices Are Stupid”

One-hit wonders might be memorable. But really – they’re not respected or considered mega successful. That’s why it’s so vital to continuously innovate in big ways. Innovation expert Stephen Shapiro details this syndrome in his new book, “Best Practices Are Stupid”.

Anti-Bully Awareness Month – The Brilliance Project and Mesa County Valley School District Forge Partnership

Bullying is a problem in schools, the workplace, public venues, and now more than ever, online. With over 36 suicides across the nation and within the past four years forensically proven to be linked to cyberbullying, legislators are finally attempting to modernize laws in hopes of slowing this epidemic. MCVSD 51 has partnered with The Brilliance Project to provide an innovative curriculum to their community that will foster acceptance, tolerance, and celebrate diversity.

Stephen Shapiro Reveals “Survival of the Adaptable” in New Book, “Best Practices Are Stupid”

Best practices are not always about survival of the fittest. A tried and true idea does not necessarily mean it’s the best. Innovation leader Stephen Shapiro understands this truth with striking clarity and gives us his insider knowledge in his new book, “Best Practices Are Stupid”.

Need Better Ideas, Faster? IdeaFisher Retro-7, for Windows 7 Resurrects Classic IdeaFisher Program

IdeaFisher creativity and brainstorming software, the award-winning innovation program, is now available to run seamlessly on Windows 7 PC’s. Some fancy bit-twiddling creates a Phoenix Rising of the classic, with all of the legacy features intact.

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Affordable Graphic Design Services In Melbourne, Australia

Renew Graphic Design is dedicated to provide excellent graphic design solutions to their clients. They assist you in giving your ideas and concepts a visual impression and creating a catchy and unique web design.

Tucson’s Brilliance Project Event Teaches Kids How To Eat Healthy At Richardson Elementary School

Healthy kids make better choices, ultimately improving society. But who’s actually making this happen? Tucson’s Richardson Elementary and The Brilliance Project are, with an interactive experience celebrating health and wellness through music.

Les Paul is Dead. Now DOJ is Trying to Kill Gibson Guitars as Well

A recent Department of Justice raid on the headquarters of Gibson Guitars puts in question the fate of Gibson Guitars. The raid also may have serious implications for musicians and their instruments, throughout the United States.

Homemade Scented Soaps Made Available at Affordable Rates

Now you can make scented soaps of different designs and shapes at home.

MTV VH1 Classic Music Video Supporting Artist Michael Sciuto Re-Releases ’80s Music Album

Eighties musician Michael Sciuto announces the re-release of his classic album, “Edge”, as well as two never-seen-before ’80s music videos.

Stand Out Author Connie Podesta Unveils 3-Step Secret of How to Out-Think and Out-Perform the Competition

After coaching, counseling, interviewing and speaking to hundreds of thousands of people in all industries, it’s become clear to Connie Podesta, author of “10 Ways to Stand Out from the Crowd,” that three areas demand full focus and attention to ensure success in the business world: Strengths, skills, and self-improvement.

Successories Motivational Posters Find Tough Generic Competitors During Economic Downturn

Generic competitors in the motivational poster niche offer up to 65% savings from name brand market leaders.

Economic Stimulus? S&P US Debt Downgrade? QE1, QE2, QE3? HipHop Rap Tune Brings Fundamental Economic Issues To The Common Man

What is economic stimulus? If you talk to the average person on the street they won’t be able to explain economics, unless it’s in their own terms. And a new viral rap video by film maker John Papola and economist Russ Roberts does just that – explains economics in terms anyone can understand.

What IS an Entrepreneur? CDBaby Founder Derek Sivers Tells the Story, Helps Indie Musicians Rock

In 1998 Derek Sivers built CDBaby.com as a way to get his music to his (hopefully) larger audience. A decade later, he sold his $100,000,000 a year business for $22,000,000 – and pledged most of that windfall to help Independent Musicians thrive. His new book, published by Seth Godin’s Domino Project, is a guide to looking at business from a totally new direction. And quite possibly the best non-business business book ever written.

CelebTeethWhitening.co.uk Announces Special August Offers on Laser Teeth Whitening Treatments

Special offers on teeth whitening treatments are announced for the month of August by Celeb Teeth Whitening

Pitlochry’s Mystery Shop, Unveiled in the Old Perth College Premises

The new business for the old Perth College premises in Pitlochry, has been unveiled amidst great pomp and ceremony. Over fifty businesses from across Highland Perthshire attended the opening of ‘Amor’ the Cashmere, Tweed and Home Furnishing Store

Direct Sales Leaders Look to Keynote Speaker Connie Podesta for New Economy Success Strategies

Award winning author and keynote speaker Connie Podesta teaches direct sales teams how to self-motivate, get ahead of the competition and STAND OUT, regardless of market conditions.

Corporate Leaders Capture Lightning in a Bottle With Change Expert and Speaker Connie Podesta

Challenging times have corporate leaders turning to high-energy, high-results strategies from Connie Podesta for high-octane competitive edge change.