Nikolai Galle

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Future is now Solve Next
By Nikolai Galle on Oct 4, 2018

       Dear friends,

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Think Outside the Box (At Your Own Peril).
By Nikolai Galle on May 1, 2018

The pressure to continuously scale reach and grow profits provokes leaders to urge their people to be more creative. To be more innovative. To think outside the box. But, in truth, when push comes to ...

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Build a Rocket
By Nikolai Galle on Nov 22, 2016

Be Bold: Moonshot Drill

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Set brazen goals.
By Nikolai Galle on Nov 18, 2016

Be Bold: Deflection Point Drill

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Welcome to Campando Maryknoll
By Nikolai Galle on Nov 16, 2016

  Original art: Tucker Nichols Hack: Tena Watts (Think Wrong Master Class grad)

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The Creative Economy is a Sham.
By Nikolai Galle on May 22, 2015

Back in April I was invited to testify at the Joint Committee Hearing on California’s Creative Economy chaired by Senator Ben Allen. Senator Allen has been working hard to increase funding by the ...

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Secret Project Blitz #1
By Nikolai Galle on Nov 4, 2014

On October 18 and 19, twenty students from California College of the Arts gathered at the Eastside College Preparatory School in East Palo Alto for the inaugural CCA Secret Project Blitz. The ...

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Good Idea + Hacker Heaven = Ingenuity
By Nikolai Galle on Jul 23, 2014

Our innovation firm, called Solve Next, uses a discipline called Thinking Wrong to help organizations and companies conceive of ingenious solutions to their big challenges. The definition of ...

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Car + Motorcycle + Electricity + Ingenuity = Magic
By Nikolai Galle on Jul 14, 2014

We’re always on the lookout for people and organizations that are finding ingenious ways to drive positive change. So, recently we had the opportunity to visit a cool little technology start-up in ...

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