Monthly Archives: November 2012

Multimillion dollar design opportunities

We all interact with human designed products all day (unless you live naked in the forest).  There are tremendous opportunities for improving the design of these products.  Here are three that could make someone millions of dollars: Stylish mens’ dress … Continue reading

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Education as a timeshare

Together with my History of Creativity course students, I attended the last BYU Innovation Academy session of the semester this evening.  Jeff Dyer, author of The Innovator’s DNA presented a summary of his finding.  It was engaging and informative.  During … Continue reading

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When Tests Fail

In this Style Weekly article “When tests fail: Why our public education system needs to rethink high-stakes standardized testing” Tom Shields reviews why high stakes standardized assessments are killing education and creativity.  The future of learning is to expand learners’ … Continue reading

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Stanford alumni create nearly $3 trillion in economic impact

Study shows Stanford alumni create nearly $3 trillion in economic impact each year.  Wow, incredible. BYU should do a study like this because as of October 2012 BYU’s Rollin’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology was ranked #3 in the nation … Continue reading

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Provo City Center Temple Groundbreaking Interview

Lisa and I went to the Provo City Center Temple groundbreaking ceremony in May 2012.  We were interviewed briefly afterwards.  Then our interview was part of the LDS October 2012 World Conference between General Conference Sessions.

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Young entrepreneurs can find good help without leaving campus.

“Young entrepreneurs can find good help without leaving campus.”  Quote from New York Times article “Got the Next Great Idea?” explains how some universities are increasingly providing entrepreneurial value to match what they might find if the same students headed … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs are great at creating serendipity

Forbes article by Samantha Smith “University Summer Startup Accelerators Come To A Close” summarizes how several universities accelerating innovation and success by supporting student entrepreneurial efforts throughout the summer.

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