Author Archives: Gijs van Wulfen

A study among US companies shows that employees of corporations are eager to be entrepreneurial. More than half of those surveyed (52 percent) have pursued an entrepreneurial idea within their company. But what they lack, is support from their management. Only one in five employees feels supported by their management to be entrepreneurial. Continue reading

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A New Approach to Business Model Innovation [FOTW]

Gijs van Wulfen shares his insights from the McKinsey report on a new approach to business-model innovation. Continue reading

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Although there are no easy solutions, there are ways to improve the effectiveness of innovation in your company or for your clients. Gjis shares ten actions to reduce the failure rate of innovation. Continue reading

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Of course it’s a great idea to be original, but when you present your innovative business idea to others is wise to keep in mind that your executives or bankers are still as conservative as ever. They might praise you for your creativity. But, will they buy the idea and give you the resources to develop it after seeing a flash mob? Continue reading

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Great Innovators Pick the Right Moment

The right moment to get support for a breakthrough innovation project in your company is when doing nothing is a bigger risk. Pick the right moment. Continue reading

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A lot of change- and innovation projects start in January. Trying to do things differently or to do different things within an organization is hard. Being an innovator is not an easy job. Nothing works better changing a mindset than a great quote… Continue reading

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How to Present Your Idea to Top Management

Of course the management in your company asked you to be innovative and expect you to break patterns. That’s what they have asked you to do. But when you present your idea to them it is wise to keep in mind that they are still as conservative as ever. Your senior management might praise you for your creativity. But, … Continue reading

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