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1 A Whole New Mind Strategies for the Conceptual Age Navigating Navigating the New Economy www.BizToolz.ca www.BizToolz.ca Economic Challenge • How do you continue to build value and jobs in an economy that is facing…. The Triple A Threat • Abundance – We’ve got everything we need • Automation – Computers can do many tasks faster and cheaper • Asia – Knowledge workers overseas can do it just as well for less money You move from The Information Age to The Conceptual Age The Conceptual Age • Moving from a society built on logical linear, computer-like capabilities of the Information Age to an economy and a society built on the inventive, empathetic, big picture capabilities of the Conceptual Age 3 Questions 1. Can someone overseas do it cheaper? 2. Can a computer do it faster? 3. Is what I’m offering in demand in an age of abundance? If you answer YES to questions 1 & 2 and NO to question 3 – then you’re in trouble.
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2 High Concept – High Touch • Ability to – create artistic and emotional beauty, – detect patterns and opportunities, – craft a satisfying narrative – Detect seemingly unrelated ideas into a novel invention • Example
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2009 for the course ECON 4939 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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