PREFACE TO THE PAPERBACK EDITION
Innovation Lessons from a Milkshake-Drinking, Kite-Flying Shark
On May 25, 2016, I stood before an imposing audience. I was intimidated—cowed, even. The feeling I first felt when in front of a crowd of more than ten people? Nothing compared to this. The moment I completely froze while staring for the first time at the red light on top of a video camera? A breeze.
I took a deep breath and started simply: “Good morning.”
“Good morning Mr. Anthony,” replied 290 fourth-grade students, including my ten-year-old son, Charlie, in unison.
I was at Stamford American International School (SAIS) in Singapore, explaining key innovation concepts to Charlie’s class. SAIS entered the Singapore market in 2009. As part of its ...