The Medici Effect: What Elephants and Epidemics Can Teach Us about Innovation
Why do so many world-changing insights come from people with little or no related experience? Charles Darwin was a geologist when he proposed the theory of evolution. And it was an astronomer who finally explained what happened to the dinosaurs.
Frans Johansson’s The Medici Effect shows how breakthrough ideas most often occur when we bring concepts from one field into a new, unfamiliar territory, and offers examples how we can turn the ideas we discover into path-breaking innovations.
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The Intersection Your Best Chance to Innovate Monkeys and Mind Readers
The Rise of Intersections The Sounds of Shakira and the Emotions of Shrek
Creating the Medici Effect
Break Down the Barriers Between Fields Sea Urchin Lollipops and Darwins Finches
How to Make the Barriers Fall Heathrow Tunnel and Restaurants Without Food
Randomly Combine Concepts Card Games and Sky Rises
How to Find the Combinations Meteorite Crashes and Code Breakers
Ignite an Explosion of Ideas Submarines and Tubular Bells
How to Succeed in the Face of Failure Palm Pilots and Counterproductive Carrots
Break Out of Your Network Ants and Truck Drivers
How to Leave the Network Behind Penguins and Meditation
Take Risks and Overcome Fear Airplanes and Serial Entrepreneurs
How to Adopt a Balanced View of Risk Elephants and Epidemics
Step into the Intersection and Create the Medici Effect
How to Capture the Explosion MacGyver and Boiling Potatoes
Making Intersectional Ideas Happen
Execute Past Your Failures Violence and School Curricula
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The Medici Effect: Breakthrough Insights at the Intersection of Ideas ...
Limited preview - 2004