Innovation and Design

Want To Break Up Big Tech? Tax Digital Ad Revenue

Nobel Laureate economist Paul Romer says the only goal of this tax is to push…

How the Study of Space is Improving Life on Earth

Ariel Ekblaw, director of the MIT Space Exploration Initiative, offers businesses and governments a window…

Boost Your Team’s Performance in 2021

Whether working from home or preparing for a return to the office, Steven Kotler teaches…

To Move Toward Solving Public Problems, We Must Move Together

Civic innovator Mitchell Weiss offers business and government leaders a roadmap for experimenting with and…

A Nobel Laureate’s Optimistic Economic Outlook

Emerging technologies, innovation and charter cities are our best hope for a stronger future, says…

To Successfully Pivot, Broaden Your Brand’s Story

Companies with umbrella ambitions, not narrow solutions, are better able to pivot during disruption, says…

If Your Firm is Stuck in Old Ways, It’s Probably Time for a Redesign

Carol Sanford’s unconventional approach to systems change and design continues to markedly drive growth at…

Suddenly, the Future of Work is Now – Is Your Firm Ready?

In her new book, future of learning and work expert Dr. Michelle Weise shares strategies…

Build Long-Term Growth While Addressing Climate Change

By shifting certain practices, firms can survive and even thrive while protecting the environment.

6 Black Thought Leaders to Help You Talk About Race – and What to Do Next

These experts help you implement lasting change among your ranks by encouraging conversations about race…

A Better Model for WFH Parents

Parents looking for better ways to manage work-from-home life will find Stew Friedman’s “Parents Who…

Innovative Culture Reality Check: Is It Time to Evaluate Yours?

In his award-winning HBR article, Gary Pisano explains why seemingly paradoxical management tactics lead to…

Profit in Purpose: How Sustainability Drives Growth

Can business save the world? HBS professor and author Rebecca Henderson answers “yes” in her…

Are You a Bezos or a Musk? Master the Different Styles of Innovative Leadership

Jeff Dyer’s analysis of two of the world’s most prominent billionaires offers contrasting lessons for…

Leaders, It’s Time to Think Outside the Building

Rosabeth Moss Kanter believes the greatest future breakthroughs will come from an unconventional mindset and…

How Big Companies Can Innovate Like Startups with Gary Pisano

On episode 23 of the Minds Worth Meeting podcast, Harvard’s Gary Pisano argues that big…

5 Insightful Keynotes: A Spotlight on TED Talks

From innovation to AI and life planning, these TED speakers offer fresh perspectives on the…

The Transformative Power of Market-Creating Innovations with Efosa Ojomo

In this episode of the MWM podcast, Efosa Ojomo reveals how businesses can tap into…

Redeeming Ruins and the Future of Architecture with Dan Barasch

In this episode of Minds Worth Meeting, Dan Barasch reveals how innovative designs can revive…

4 Women Changing the Way We Think About Innovation

Stern Speakers’ roster includes women who address innovation – from building dynamic companies to reforming…

How to Create Global Prosperity Through Innovation

In their book, Clay Christensen, Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon show how businesses can generate…

How to Design an Opportunity City

In a TEDx presentation, innovation and design expert Larry Keeley reveals a new perspective on…

Big Companies Can Master Innovation. Here’s How.

What is the biggest obstacle to large companies innovating and disrupting their industries? It may…

How to Unlock the Power of Innovative Inquiry

In a new book, leadership expert Hal Gregersen reveals how asking better questions will solve…

3 Workshops That Will Make You a More Effective Leader

Leadership is an all-encompassing challenge. These sessions will help turn problems into opportunities for personal…

How to Dominate in the Digital Age by Reinventing Your Business Model

In an updated version of his acclaimed book, Mark Johnson shows companies how to capture…

The Key to Design Is Lifestyle, Not Just Convenience

Beth Altringer shows that creating products people want depends on understanding needs and desirability.

How to Be the World’s Most Innovative Leader

In Forbes, Jeff Dyer and Hal Gregersen look beyond company structure to get at the…

How to Innovate at the Frontiers of Knowledge

NEW to Stern: Neuroengineer Ed Boyden is changing the way we understand the human brain…

Emerging from the Prosperity Paradox: The Future of Latin America’s Development

Efosa Ojomo offers the key to creating prosperity in developing nations.

3 Lessons Learned from the Strategyzer Methodology

Stern Strategy Group Senior Vice President Tara Baumgarten reveals how Alex Osterwalder made her a…

Put These Top Innovation Books of 2017 in Your CEO’s Holiday Bag

Innovation drives our economy, revolutionizes industries, and provides an avenue to radically rethink existing ways…

To Be a Better CEO, Get Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

Innovation guru Hal Gregersen has interviewed more than 200 CEOs across industries and from around…

Clay Christensen’s Best-Selling Book Now Available in Japanese Translation

Most of us believe we know what purpose our products serve. We assume we understand…

What You Can Learn About Innovation from Amazon

There was a time when cautious, conservative companies were investors’ best bets. No longer. Those…

Innovation in the 21st Century

Companies struggle with innovation, and Greg Bernarda believes he knows why. They’re still operating in…

Are You Ready to Lead Digital Transformation and Innovation?

Technology has forever altered the leadership and business strategy landscapes, and it continues to enable…

Making Economic Growth More Inclusive

The breakneck pace of development, particularly in technology, fuels growth and prosperity around the world.…

What Job are Your Customers Hiring Your Product to Do?

Karen Dillon will help you figure out your job. Not your profession – the “job”…

Transform Your Business Today to Win Tomorrow

Disruptive change is accelerating, enabled by the frantic pace of technological advancement. Mark W. Johnson,…

Sustaining Innovation: Why Higher Education Loves Hybrids

Conventional wisdom casts online learning as a disruptive force that will revolutionize higher education by…

What Job Does Iced Coffee Do? A Case Study

Taddy Hall and Karen Dillon, partners of Jobs Theory creator Clay Christensen, team up to…

Pairing Innovation with Design for Personal Mobility

The transportation industry is changing. Vehicles are getting smarter and smaller, environments are being designed…

Little Rice: Innovation Lessons from China

The Chinese smartphone market has produced companies, leaders, and, of course, phones. But its most…

How to Innovate Our Way to Better Infrastructure

No one would argue that there’s much work to be done with America’s infrastructure. It’s…

How Can We Create Global Prosperity? Disruptive Innovation

Africa’s economic slowdown, triggered by a plunge in commodity prices, has raised lingering questions about…

The New Generation of Innovators

In Rwanda, more than 80% of the population lives in homes with a dirt floor.…