COVID19 has kicked us “Out of Box” What now?

Within a span of couple of weeks, all of us find ourselves “Out of the Box,” kicked out by COVID 19. Even though we had some early warning, we stayed complacent as it was on the other side of the planet, forgetting that the World is Flat.

From the memory lane

One week after 9/11/2001, my former CEO at a small business called an emergency meeting of his board and specially invited a bunch of us thinking types from the R&D, asked “How will this event (9/11) change our business in next 3/12/24 months and what should we do?”  It was a scenario-based response exercise on steroids. We put together a list of top 10 actions, many of which were counter intuitive but still passed the sniff test. We made it through the economic downturn, that wiped some of our peer companies. Read more

Burst Innovation for Coronavirus: A Humanitarian Challenge

What is Burst Innovation?

Burst’ as a noun is defined as ‘a short, sudden, and intense effort.’ Read more