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The 8 + 1 Types of Innovation…

This is funny and true but they left one type out. “SIMPLIFY” where useful features are taken away in the name of “elegant design” or making a product “intuitive.” The true purpose is to steer the user into using the product in the manner most beneficial to the manufacturer rather than the customer. Or to save money in production. Or to mine user data. Or all 3.

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Credit to @marketoonist.com for the drawing, the idea, the laugh and the think.

Have an innovative week – in all the best ways!

— Tim

#MondayMotivation #FoodForThought #Innovation

 

 

Generate Your Own Trendy Bar Menu in 2 Seconds

~~ This cracked me up and has more than an ancient grain of truth! This hilarious site will generate a trendy “Brooklyn” bar name and menu with a click.  This would also apply to our Chicago neighborhood Logan Square! Or anywhere “bison waffle with frightened sardine” would not be out of place on a menu.

~~ Thanks to Anne and Roger for passing this along.

~~ Have a great week everyone!

brooklyn bar menu

 

http://wp.me/p2g9q8-EE

Taco Bell Planning to Sell Alcohol – Here’s the Drink Menu!

~ Now that Taco Bell is applying for a liquor license for its new location in Chicago’s Wicker Park, here are my Top 5 suggestions for the new TACO BELL DRINK MENU

~ Tacosmopolitan

~ Nacho Father’s Bourbon

~ MargaGordita

~ Beerito

~ QuesaTequila

~ Read about the new plans for the Alcoholic Taco Bell here thanks to Eater Chicago.

Cheers, and burp!

Tim

 

Bands I’d Like to Book for #PalindromeWeek

~ Here’s the Top 15 bands I wish I could book this week for Palindrome Week, May 5/10/15 – 5/19/15 (dates the same forwards and backwards). What are your favorites?

~ Solo Gigolos ~

~ Party Boobytrap ~

~ Dr Awkward ~

~ Evil Olive ~

~ Dog Sees God ~

~ Rot Cart Tractor ~

~ Yay ~

~ Avid Diva ~

~ Bob ~

~ Racecar ~

~ No X in Nixon ~

~ Yo Banana Boy ~

~ Never Odd Or Even ~

~ UFO Tofu ~

~ Do Geese See God? ~

What are your favorites ideas or posts for PalindromeWeek?

Palindrome week

Chicago Politics: Top 5 Campaign Promises

~~ Top 5 Jesus “Chuy” Garcia Campaign Promises in the Chicago Mayoral Race
1. A chicken in every pothole ~~
2. Movember will be made an official city holiday ~~
3. Promises to remain Hispanic for his entire term ~~
4. Get rid of red light cameras, as well red lights ~~
5. Lower taxes and increase spending on popular programs… hey wait, sounds like he’s running for Congress!

~~ Chicago Votes April 7!

7 Myths Held By Self-Improvement and HR/Management Gurus

7 Myths Held By Self-Improvement and HR/Management Gurus

(1) Overworked managers have not already performed 80/20 elimination of unnecessary tasks.
(2) Customers and employees are rational and fair-minded.
(3) Co-workers will not exploit your work/life balance to advance their own career.
(4) Companies have money to add staff for any reason other than increased customer demand for goods/services the company sells.
(5) You don’t need fear in management.
(6) Bosses allow workers and managers the freedom to re-prioritize.
(7) Customers are willing to pay more for good service.

Reality check.  LinkedIN writers, I’m talking to you!  Wishing all the best to everyone in the corporate world – I’ve been there!  Cheers – Tim