The device that will revolutionize eating (and health) habits

A new handheld device is expected to give as of Summer 2014 the opportunity to reliably check the content of food in your plate or even at the supermarket. It sounds hard to believe but this palm size scanner will instantly tell if the food in your plate contains pesticides, salmonella, gluten, nuts, etc. It […] Read more »

The art of missing Opportunities

“Winning Opportunities” is about the art of identifying and seizing opportunities. I now feel I should write about the art of Not-missing opportunities. A good example is illustrated by the recent confession of Paul Otellini, Intel’s former CEO who admitted passing up one of the biggest opportunities in Intel's history -- supplying chips for the […] Read more »

Creating prototypes or even artwork without any manual skills

Since prototyping is one of the ways to reduce IpOp Model Unknowns any smart and cost-effective way to produce objects is very valuable. We knew of 3D printing but this technology seemed to be only for geeks or tech savvy experts. There is now a much easier way to produce 3 dimensional objects without buying […] Read more »

The secret of surviving adversity without damaging one’s health

There is no project or innovation without bad surprises or Hurdles. Scientific research shows now that resilience, a key success factor for innovators, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, is essential for dealing with adversity. See article below that also explains what behaviors and attitudes boost resilience. For those who have attended my training seminar on Caring leadership […] Read more »

The art of dealing with Constraints

Constraints are a clear component of the IpOp Model presented in “Winning Opportunities, proven tools for converting your projects into success (without a business plan)” (free download on they must be respected or… circumvented. For those who have doubt that Constraints (laws and rules) are too limiting. Here is a very good illustration of […] Read more »

A new book that puts things into perspective

I recommend Brian Solis' latest book "The End of Business as Usual" because it points out some of the key changes that decision-makers need to deal with. Ignoring them is simply suicidal. Brian analyzes the evolution of consumers' behavior and how technology is changing the rules of the game. He goes one step further by […] Read more »

New powerful diet accessory

This new spoon guarantees daily weight loss if used for every meal (without fork or chopsticks): the mechanically engineered hole in the spoon brilliantly  limits the food intake. The market for this opportunity is huge . It shows that low-tech innovation never stops. My friend offered one to his wife two weeks ago. The results […] Read more »