Entries by Jenia V. Espe

New American Dream?

Last week we heard a story on the radio how IKEA was doing research – no, not about the furniture, but about what defines the American Dream. It happens that Americans care more about quality of life than accumulating possessions, and the American dream is more about experiences than owning things. This is a profound […]

Future Thinking

Your business must innovate and change to survive. Leaders rightly look to innovation and creativity as key sources of differentiation and competitive advantage. An all-too-common myth about innovation is that brilliant ideas leap fully formed from the minds of geniuses. The reality is that most innovations are the product of structured approaches and tested methodologies. […]