Stomach to digest

However he puts on this tardy form. This rudeness is a sauce to his good wit, Which gives men stomach to digest his words With better appetite.

Source : Shakespeare: Julius Caesar

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Participation more than observation

Second, the process of design-driven innovation is based on participation more than observation. It entails modifying dominant cultural paradigms and producing possible new meanings,

Source : Design Driven Innovation

Quote of the week

A mind full of preconceived ideas, subjective intentions, or habits is not open to things as they are. That is why we practice zazen: to clear our mind of what is related to something else.

– Shunryn Suzuki

But however natural old habits feel, they result in otherwise logical companies making irresponsible decisions. In what other business process is a 50-90 percent failure are acceptable? . So what has to change?

– Anthony W. Ulwick

Quote of the week : Valuable formula

If you ask me why I am willing to give away the valuable formula of this discovery I will confide to you that experience has taught me two things about it: First, the formula is so simple to state that few who hear it really believe in it.

Second, while simple to state, it actually requires the hardest kind of intellectual work to follow, so that not all who accept it use it.

–  A Technique for Producing Ideas by by James Young

Quote of the week

It seems that religiously conservative fathers were more likely to send their daughters to school after the revolution than before. With higher female enrollment and literacy came later marriages and a steep reduction in desired family size. It is ironic that the Bush administration’s attitudes toward family planning are in many ways more fundamentalist than Iran’s.

– Jeffrey D. Sachs