Innovation

Who Says Girls Are Not Into Football?

Who Says Girls Are Not Into Football?

From time to time I face conversations with other parents, colleagues or friends, I am sure you have, too. They usually start like "No, but my boys, they just love playing Lego more." and end in my facial expression that is far more edgy to be still named friendly. This easy-going, well-accepted, widely-adopted small-talk about reputed gender differences is as negligible, as it is fundamental for sticking to a society of labels and inequality.

As a mother of girls, who love playing Lego, football and cars, and a woman in tech, I have a hard time supporting them. Here are three reasons why.

Bursting the Business Innovation Myth

Bursting the Business Innovation Myth

Somehow, many of us have ended to believe that innovation is the exclusive domain of the rebels, of the creative, of those who disregard rules and hierarchies. An unverbalized consequence of this erroneous notion is that the antidotes of the rebels, the big companies that happen to have a lot of those, cannot be innovative per definition. In accordance to the facts however, most innovative companies are big and older than 10 yearsResearch shows also that constraints, like policies and procedures, actually drive creativity