“Let’s all try to think a little more out of the box.”
I am pretty sure many of us have heard this cliche in a meeting or two (or two hundred). But should we really be looking out of the box when we are looking for more creative ideas?
Right now entirely new business models and industries are being built around social networks like Twitter and Facebook. The emerging Social Economy is big and booming. And booming economies create new jobs. Here are some examples of cool new jobs or business ideas I imagine might be off the next few years (if they haven’t already.)
A few weeks ago three dutch twitter hoaxer caused a short-lived stir in the dutch media. First they started hyping the #carglasszuigt (‘Carglass Sucks’) hash-tag on twitter. Read More
During the 50s Noah and Joseph mcVicker ran a factory that produced a whitish goo. Read More
Last weekend my wife and I attended the annual gala of the Rotterdam Philharmonic. They performed a piece by Beethoven written over 200 years ago. Read More
The Purple Cow, Good to Great, This Tipping Point, Linchpin, The Black Swan, The Google Way, The Four Hour Work Week, Made to Stick, The World is Flat, 59 Seconds… Read More
Great ideas are contagious. They jump from person to person and spread. Read More