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fastcompany:

5 Ways To Innovate By Cross-Pollinating Ideas

Tina Seelig details how to combine unlike concepts to find the next big thing.

  1. Combine unlike ideas.
  2. Talk to people.
  3. Build on existing ideas.
  4. Hire a diverse workforce.
  5. Use a metaphor.

Read the story here.

stanfordbusiness:

Does this photo of the Grand Canyon give you a sense of awe or goosebumps?
Moments of awe can expand perceptions of time and enhance quality of life according to research by Professor Jennifer Aaker and Melanie Rudd (PhD ’13). Read more: http://stnfd.biz/kVXuy 
What is the most awe-inspiring photo you have taken? Send your best shots to myphotos [at] gsb.stanford.edu and we’ll share our favorites at the end of the month.
Credit: AP Photo/Rick Hossman

stanfordbusiness:

Does this photo of the Grand Canyon give you a sense of awe or goosebumps?

Moments of awe can expand perceptions of time and enhance quality of life according to research by Professor Jennifer Aaker and Melanie Rudd (PhD ’13). Read more: http://stnfd.biz/kVXuy 

What is the most awe-inspiring photo you have taken? Send your best shots to myphotos [at] gsb.stanford.edu and we’ll share our favorites at the end of the month.

Credit: AP Photo/Rick Hossman

fastcompany:

Happy Mother’s Day!

Here’s Co.Create contributor and new mother Jessica Gross on 4 Ways To Be A Happier Parent- One Mother’s Experiment

1. Learn coping mechanisms for minor annoyances.

2. Remember to balance your own needs with your child’s needs.

3. Remember the big picture.

4. Take time off…

[Images: Flickr users José Manuel Ríos Valiente]

FDNY 343 tribute (by rebel225343)

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