My Cisco Moments that Matter
Oseas A. shares how Cisco has helped him through his LIFE moments that matter -- from dating, to marriage, to starting a family and more.
The Ego Goes Unrewarded … Focus is the Answer
Second in a series on neuroscience and innovation: Separating ego from ideas/solutions, and developing the ability to let your mind roam freely – or to focus on the task at hand.
Innovation, Entrepreneurship, the Brain, and the Mind
It’s not uncommon for emotions to hijack innovation and creativity. To counter this, corporations, and even countries, are embracing mindfulness as a tool to keep the our prefrontal cortexes on board.
Getting the Right Mindset, Key to Innovating Like a Startup
How to innovate like a startup in the corporate world?
Forget Buying a Bus Pass, Commandeer the Entire Innovation Bus!
In my previous post, I shared the challenges of innovating within a large enterprise. I also shared some solutions, including our creation of Startup//Cisco—our grassroots effort to accelerate startup up DNA within Cisco. Since launching this program a year ago, we’ve experienced success (see my previous blog) and have made some mistakes. But we’re okay […]
Even Large Companies Can Innovate Like a Startup! Here’s How.
Innovation is hard work. Even more so at large corporations where we face not only the intrinsic challenges of innovating, but also the pains that come with size. Entrenched silos. The challenge of aligning individual performance incentives and the organization’s overall direction. Focusing on making our quarterly numbers while building for the future. And then […]