All posts tagged “innovation

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A taxonomy of moats

Jerry Neumann’s recent blog post on the “taxonomy of moats” is a great summary of the ways in which companies — and perhaps even cities — can protect themselves against competition. Here’s an excerpt from his introduction: Value is created through innovation, but how much… Read More

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Guts and generosity

Today’s Seth Godin post on innovation, guts, and generosity is Seth Godin at his best. One of the reasons why I like it is that I keep thinking that “innovative” has become too much of a buzzword. It’s similar to walking around and telling everybody… Read More

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Winner-take-all cities

Richard Florida, Charlotta Mellander, and Karen M. King have a new working paper out called Winner-Take-All Cities. It is about the phenomenon of “winner-take-all urbanism” and how a select number of alpha cities seem to overrepresent when it comes to talent, economic activity, innovation, and wealth… Read More

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Fall event roundup

It’s still sunny and beautiful outside, so I don’t mean to be the one who prematurely calls fall. But I would like to get 3 Toronto events on your radar for the coming two months.  Full disclosure: These are all events that I support and/or… Read More