Fast Company: Barbee’s Book Busts “Thinker’s Cramp”

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Fast Company’s Stephanie Vozza explores 6 myths surrounding innovation with author George Barbee and his new book, 63 Innovation Nuggets (for aspiring innovators). Barbee feels that “anyone is capable of being innovative.”

Barbee’s book can help break and even avoid the dreaded “thinker’s cramp” for individuals as well as small and large companies when it comes to entrepreneurial endeavors and innovation. You are selling yourself short “if you think innovation is only for genius inventors like Steve Jobs and Elon Musk.”

To read more about these innovation myths (and how to bust “thinker’s cramp), continue on to the article at Fast Company.

UVA Today, Darden, Embraces Innovation: Interview with George Barbee

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UVA’s Caroline Newman recently spoke with George Barbee about his recently published book, 63 Innovation Nuggets (for aspiring innovators).  In this interview, Barbee shares a few tips on how to become more innovative. You can read the full interview here: How To Become More Innovative.

Barbee’s book is available on Amazon.

George Barbee and Dean Scott Beardsley at UVA, Darden

Barbee (right) during an informal chat on grounds with UVa’s Darden Dean Scott Beardsley. Barbee and Beardsley both see that the leaders who can master innovation across the functional enterprise and globally will be the leaders of tomorrow. Barbee’s book, consulting and speaking are aimed at large corporate and entrepreneurial audiences encouraging that innovative culture.

Barbee (right) during an informal chat on grounds with UVA, Darden, Dean Scott Beardsley. Barbee and Beardsley both see that the leaders who can master innovation across the functional enterprise and globally will be the leaders of tomorrow. Barbee’s book, consulting and speaking are aimed at large corporate and entrepreneurial audiences encouraging that innovative culture.

You can order a copy of Barbee’s new book, “63 Innovation Nuggets (for aspiring innovators)” through Amazon.

Small Business Forum: 3 Books Small Business Owners Should Read

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Rieva Lesonsky, GrowBiz Media, recognizes that there is “so much small business owners need to know to operate at peak performance.” Lesonsky praises and recommends 63 Innovation Nuggets (for aspiring innovators) as one of “3 Books Small Business Owners Should Read” in Small Business Forum.

“The author, George Barbee, a faculty fellow at the University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business and an innovation expert with an impressive resume (Pepsi, IBM and GE among others), wants you to know that “true innovation is broader than just invention.”

She also states that the “book is so easy to absorb—each nugget is short and easy to grasp, and is supported by an anecdote that puts it into real-world context.” George Barbee’s book can be ordered through Amazon.