Recommended Video: Where Good Ideas Come From

Here’s a video I find myself watching and sharing on a regular basis.

Based on the book Where Good Ideas Come From, it’s about how ideas are developed through what Steven Johnson refers to as a “slow hunch” and a “collision of hunches”.

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“Often times the thing that turns a hunch in to a real breakthrough is another hunch that is lurking in someone else’s mind” – Steven Johnson

The key then, is getting these hunches to “collide”.

Give it a look and then share with people who are responsible for building a culture of innovation in your organization:

Photo Credit: Gluehlamp, Wikipedia Commons


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