Author Archives: Jeffrey Phillips

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Can you resist the temptation to hype your innovation solution? Unfortunately, we can expect to see much more of this – the unintentional obfuscation of innovation. Continue reading

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Why Business Model Innovation is So Compelling - Innovation Excellence

There’s a real sense that we in the corporate world are standing on the brink of an amazing transition, moving from relatively older, static models of competition based on corporate size and mass, to new competitive realities dictated by speed, agility and innovation. Continue reading

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Hmm. I bet the post title got your attention, but of course in this modern age of digital content we bloggers need headlines that pop through all of the noise and gain attention. It helps, of course, that I’m of the opinion that the headline is provocative, and has, as Kissenger once said, the added benefit of being true. Continue reading

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The Problem With Corporate Innovation

If that sounds like a pretentious title, you are probably right, but it’s time to start talking about the fact that so many companies simply cannot innovate effectively. Continue reading

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Sprinkling Innovation Responsibility Like Pixie Dust

There’s a fundamental problem in many corporations that keeps innovation from constantly delivering valuable results. The challenge probably isn’t what you imagine. Continue reading

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Innovation Should Change Your Perspective

I’ve been thinking a lot about innovation lately. Well, I guess I’ve been thinking about innovation for over a decade, but for some reason the thinking has migrated from operational to philosophical. I’ve long wondered why.. Continue reading

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So the question of the day is: can innovation be learned, or “taught”? The underlying assumption is that innovation is inherent, a creative spark that one is either born with or cannot hope to possess. The rationalist in all of us considers this unusual and unfair. Certainly everyone can “learn” to innovate, no? Continue reading

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