I am honoured to be speaking at the Queens University Innovation Summit on March 10th. I will be speaking on the 4Cs of Innovation- lessons I have learned in the corporate environment. I hope that those who attend the session get a few ideas from my experiences and that we develop a dialog on how they can put their unique slant on the material.
Last night I had the pleasure to attend a talk by David Smith, President of NSCAD (Nova Scotia College of Art and Design) at the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto. The topic was "Why business people needed to think more like designers" and drew a packed house which was quite an achievement on such a cold wintry night. After a brief introduction by Heather Fraser, David quickly went into his prepared notes. He started off by saying that this session was going to be more about him asking questions to the audience rather than telling the audience what he thought was the right answer, which aligned with his premise that "critical inquiry" was part of the hallmark