Frugal Innovation Navi Radjou
Better with less
Frugal innovation is a mindset and innovation approach that has its origins in the developing world where amazing innovations and products are developed in the most difficult of environments. In this episode of the Sparkr Podcast, you‘ll get to know numerous inspiring examples of frugal innovation from India, Africa and beyond.
A worldwide phenomenon
That said, the power of frugal innovation can also be harvested in the rich economies of the gobal North and be applied by small and large organizations alike. Frugal innovation even has the potential to transform the entire economy for the better - towards a more sustainable and socially inclusive way of doing business.
More than a mindset
My conversation partner in this episode is one of THE frugal innovation experts Navi Radjou. In this interview he shares decades worth of his rich experience and insights. Besides inspiring examples of frugal innovation from all over the world we also learn some key principles and best practices so also you can apply the effective innovation mindset.
Meet Navi Radjou
So get ready for this engaging conversation with Navi - the Indian-French-American innovation & leadership thinker, TED speaker, contributor in the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship and co-author of the book „Frugal Innovation“.
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