The answer, according to a new study, is NO. There’s a lot of evidence that property rights in general lead to more successful economies: countries that have laws to protect individual property owners experience more rapid economic growth. Some economists have argued that this should hold true for strong patents, too–after all, a patent is… Read More Do Patents Increase Innovation?
I just returned from giving a keynote at the Applied Improvisation Network conference, in Chicago–the legendary world headquarters for improv theater. This is a fascinating and fund group of performers and teachers. I was delighted to discover that improv has gone international–lots of folks from Europe, Asia, and Australia had flown in for the event.… Read More Applied Improvisation
I’ve been so busy traveling that I haven’t had time to post here about my appearance on CNBC’s prime-time series, “Collaboration Now.” I appeared on Episode 2, Sunday October 19, at 8pm: the topic was, how can C-suite executives lead more collaborative and more effective teams? The host was Donny Deutsch, and I am big… Read More CNBC “Collaboration Now”