10 Crucial Consumer Trends for 2013

According to @trendwatching the top 10 Crucial Consumer Trends for 2013 are:

  1. Presumer & Custowners
  2. Emerging
  3. Mobile Moments
  4. New Life Inside
  5. Appscriptions
  6. Celebration Nation
  7. Data Myning
  8. Again Made Here
  9. Full Frontal
  10. Demanding Brands

Extract from Trendwatching.com  http://trendwatching.com/trends/10trends2013/


We Wait Too Long to Train Our Leaders

According to @HarvardBiz  the average supervisor manages people for 10 years before getting any training, but I have a suspicion some (maybe many) never do.

Extract from HBR’s Blog Network http://bit.ly/SPF6TD

Open Innovation — Crowdsourcing

Great compilation of open Innovation crowdsourcing resources.  At high level listed by:

  • Intermediary Platforms
  • Creative Co-creation
  • Corporate Initiatives
  • Per Production & P2P
  • Public Crowdsourcing

Great job by the guys at Open Innovators

Resolutions For Social Entrepreneurs In 2013

From “10 Resolutions For Social Entrepreneurs In 2013″ my favorite is”5. Embed and affiliate”, what’s your favorite?


  1. Talk to users
  2. Look upstream
  3. Evaluate
  4. Commit to impact, not the project
  5. Embed and affiliate
  6. Take care of yourself
  7. Connect to where you live
  8. Volunteer
  9. Take a risk
  10. Invent something

Extract from FastCompany’s Co.EXIST http://bit.ly/Us06AF

Top 20 Trends in 2013 Forecast – 2013 Trend Report from Trend Hunter.


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