Category Archives: Creativity

Inspiring Books for 2013 – #3 : Managing Flow, I. Nonaka

All right. This is not the kind of books you want to read in the subway or in a café. It is academic, and probably made for academics (its price also is for academics…). But I think its main ideas … Continue reading

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Prototypes or Quick Wins ?

In the typical Change Management orthodoxy, there is this notion that you have to identify so called “quick wins” in order to gain momentum for your initiative. I do not deny the importance of such early successes : it develops … Continue reading

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Top 10 Books of the Last Twelve Months

Summertime is great for reading. I’d like to share with you and recommend 10 books I have read over the past twelve months. I’d be glad to hear from you : what nuggets  have you discovered lately ? This book … Continue reading

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Reflections after Lift 2011 Conference in Marseille

From July 6th to 9th, Fing hosted in Marseille an excellent Lift conference (feel the atmosphere here) with a terrific name : “Be radical !”. As one young entrepreneur put it on a funny slide, “radical” comes from Latin radis … Continue reading

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Lessons From California

I just come back from a trip made with a team of 15 persons from a large French retail company. We went there from May, 23 to May, 29 2011 and visited companies like Whole Foods Markets, Lowe’s, Ideo, Cisco, … Continue reading

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IDEA : Can France be part of the Design Thinking Community ?

A few weeks ago, EM Lyon and Centrale Lyon communicated about the launch of a common venture : IDEA, inspired by Stanford D-School or Aalto University Design Factory in Helsinki. This is great news, since Design Thinking has not been … Continue reading

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