What is Evernote?

Evernote is often referred to as your “digital brain.” Evernote enables you to capture and organize everything in your life, in an instantly searchable system that goes everywhere you go. 

Evernote Business goes even further. It’s the “digital brain” for teams. Your team members can organize workflows and projects, collaborate, gain greater efficiency, and share knowledge, all for a competitive advantage!

Ken Cooper is the only Evernote Business Certified Consultant in San Antonio.

Innovation is Context, Context, Context

If the three most important things about Real Estate are "location, location, and location," then three important things about innovation are "context, context, and context."

Steve Jobs once said, "Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while."

Context is a new Augmented Intelligence feature for Evernote Premium and Business users.

20 Apps that Support the Creative Process

"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." - Albert Einstein

In a popular post for Edutopia entitled "Creativity on the Run: 18 Apps that Support the Creative Process," Diane Darrow lists 18 of her favorite Apps for creativity and collaboration.

Because innovation has a creative component, here is Darrow's list, along with some favorites of my own:

How to KNOW What Your Team Knows

Can you know what your team knows? If you could, that would be a strategic advantage. There's an App for that – Evernote Business.

Here are three benefits provided by Evernote Business:

  • Knowledge management - everything is indexed and searchable, on all devices, including scanned documents and photos.
  • Workflow management - shared notebooks, reminders, and tags provide the structure for workflows, so that stuff gets done and doesn't slip through the cracks.
  • Innovation management - supports both creativity and execution for ongoing success.

Knowlege is power!

The Most Important Thing a Leader Should Do

What is the most important thing a leader should do today?

Good question. Some might say, “Innovate.” Others might say, “Build culture.” Robert Kabacoff, in the Harvard Business Review, boldly stated that the most important thing a leader can do is encourage strategic thinking throughout the organization.

Although I appreciate all of these answers, I’m awarding the last word to Peter Drucker, who wrote that the most important thing a leader should do is to increase the productivity of knowledge workers.

Let me repeat that. The most important thing a leader can do today is to increase the