I’ve produced some of my best creative work with the right music. It’s often accompanied by coffee, in a coffee shop. But the crucial ingredient is music. Here is a playlist I put together with some of my faves. Chill background music that get my creative juices fired up and don’t distract. Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash.
Here’s another company at the game: Target, in Partnership with Techstars, Is Accepting Applications for Its New Retail Startup Accelerator
The key point as follows:
“In a bid to innovate both its online and in-store experience, Target has partnered up with Techstars to create a retail-focused accelerator program.”
So Target are running the accelerator primarily to help innovate its own offering.
And here too another great article on why companies and specifically CIO’s in this case, should work with startups: Why working with startups is worth it
So when it comes to learning what it means to be agile, fast, and tolerant of risk, who better to turn to than those organisations that live by these words every waking moment: The startup community.
Banks are smashing it in this space. Question is how integrated into the core business is this initiative and how does it foster participation from employees of the bank? Scotiabank Creates Digital Factory to Harness Tech Talent for Innovation
Fresh thinking hot off the press that can definitely be considered for the book: How big companies can make the intrapreneur sexy again
Definitely one to add as a reference: How acting like a startup led to a NZ snack company being sold for $641 million
@intrapreneurtrends < woohooooo love it, you can even @ mention users on this site (as long as they are users that have been created in this site, e.g. I cannot @ mention other users on wordpress.com). Here I @ mentioned myself as a test.
You can even use hashtags when you create a post as I have done below (these get created as tags that link posts with the same tag).
In both cases you get auto suggestions of users that are in the system or hashtags already used.