Category Archives: travel

Lines of Innovation – Part 1

First of a two-part series: "Because of the numerous examples of lines in innovation, these provide important lessons for the modern innovation practitioner."

Six Things Great Innovators Do Differently

Take a look at any successful enterprise and you’ll find innovation at its core. That was just as true a hundred years ago when Henry Ford perfected the assembly line as it is today, when modern day giants like Elon Musk bring cutting edge technology to market. Innovation, as I’ve written before, is how people ...

How WOW Air Disrupted The Airline Industry

A remote, often misunderstood country, Iceland  has become one of the hottest tourist destinations. So, how did one airline company disrupt the airline industry through a low-budget carrier? The Rise of Icelandic Travel in the United States: Iceland is anticipated to have more tourists than their entire population this year according to Vox.  This is quite alarming ...

Why Travel Makes You A Better Entrepreneur

Why Travel Makes You A Better EntrepreneurBeing a passionate about traveling I found that this activity may stimulate your entrepreneurial thoughts,  spontaneously give you an absolutely brilliant idea, provide with the sudden solution you’ve been looking for so long,  calm your inner tornado etc. There is something similar between unrestrained traveler and entrepreneur. Both are risk-takers anyway, both are on the search of the uncharted territories, both are adventurous enough to follow their inner compasses. Once I stayed for a few nights in a tiny hotel in Lima, a bustling city with great eclectic of business and leisure, where the mix of citizens savor the local lifestyle.  Enjoying my morning coffee in a lovely place (La Rosa Nautica) I was suddenly interrupted by excited women who rush into the restaurant and started to write down something into her organizer. Even waiter seemed to be a little confused. As things turned out to be this extraordinary but … Continue reading