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Inspire the Innovation Monster Within
Creativity

Inspire the Innovation Monster Within

Creativity is a skill that can be improved with daily practice. Here's a mindset shift and four practices to follow.
Jeff Boss
5 Quotes to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing
Creativity

5 Quotes to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Think your line of business doesn't need creativity? Think again! Every entrepreneur needs imagination to thrive.
Adam Toren
The Case for Consumer-Centric Innovation
Innovation

The Case for Consumer-Centric Innovation

Finding inventive product ideas from nontraditional sources can help companies stay ahead of the competition.
Louis Foreman
If You Fry It, They Will Come. Cronuts and the Business Case for Imitation.
Business Unusual

If You Fry It, They Will Come. Cronuts and the Business Case for Imitation.

This hybrid dessert trend created opportunity across the country. We explain what the Cronut's success can teach you.
Rosemary Lane
These Siblings Feed Off Each Other's Input to Drive Their Entrepreneurial Success
Family

These Siblings Feed Off Each Other's Input to Drive Their Entrepreneurial Success

A serial entrepreneur recalls her early collaborations with her brother and gives tips on how to encourage enterprise-building traits.
Kelsey Ramsden
Innovation at the Competition's Expense
Innovation

Innovation at the Competition's Expense

Some nimble companies choose to adopt an improvement after rivals have worked out the bugs.
Jesse Torres
Aereo Pauses Service, Says 'Journey Is Far From Done'
Aereo

Aereo Pauses Service, Says 'Journey Is Far From Done'

Despite a devastating loss in U.S. Supreme court, founder Chet Kanojia promises to press on. But his options remain unclear.
Jason Fell
Amazon May Be Looking to Break Into the Takeout-Delivery Market
Innovation

Amazon May Be Looking to Break Into the Takeout-Delivery Market

The new service will reportedly be a part of Amazon Local and compete directly with services like Seamless and GrubHub.
Benjamin Kabin
Get This: A Cooler That Uses Dirt to Keep Your Beers Cool
Far Out Tech

Get This: A Cooler That Uses Dirt to Keep Your Beers Cool

The 'eCool' cooler takes an earthy approach to chilling your beverages -- no ice required.
Emily Price
Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos
Wireless

Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos

A researcher in the United Kingdom built a device that transforms wireless networks into light and sound.
Nina Zipkin
A New Challenge to Disruption Theory (and a Better Idea for Dealing With New Technology)
Innovation

A New Challenge to Disruption Theory (and a Better Idea for Dealing With New Technology)

Controversy has erupted over an influential argument on what happens when incumbent companies are confronted by innovation.
Peter S. Cohan
This Startup Aims to Warn You About Spying Drones
Far Out Tech

This Startup Aims to Warn You About Spying Drones

If being spied on by an unmanned drone is up there on your list of worries, this Kickstarter project might be able to help.
Jason Fell
These Entrepreneurs Want to Improve Public Restrooms
Innovation

These Entrepreneurs Want to Improve Public Restrooms

Two new startups are trying to improve the often unpleasant public-bathroom experience.
Jane Wells