Post Post-its Culture


The post-it. A humble icon of innovation.

The product itself is a perfect culture virus - the product is used for innovation but also came from innovation. Famously 3M innovated the product.

But the post-it has it’s discontents.

Quote from red associates.

Workshops are over-engineered for feeling like everyone had a good time. Not for real change.

So what do we know about real innovation and creativity? What is the post post-it innovation culture?


Screens are terrible at viewing intersections.

Strategy as an unfolding network of associates. (stripe)

“The post-its fell like ash, tumbling softly to the floor” - observation from Studio D workshop.