Author Archives: Paul Hobcraft

Poor strategic alignment can be overcome by working through a comprehensive approach to addressing all areas that impact innovation. Continue reading

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Every now and then, a book comes along that completely surprises me in terms of my own reactions to it, forcing me to unglue some of my preconceived ideas. Then I have to stick them back together again into a whole new pattern. It is this book actually threw me into a loop, trying to figure this reaction out. Continue reading

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Why does anyone blog about Innovation? Paul Hobcraft, a committed voice, gives us his reasons, and innovation intent. Not simply seen ‘just’ a list of topics, but the “stakes” into the innovation ground to keep guiding me and my readers along a journey of personal discovery. Continue reading

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If you ever have lived in the tropics you know of the arrival of the monsoons. Skies darken, clouds gather, often thunder and lightning combine, the wind picks up and the rain ‘announces’ its arrival in sheer torrents of heavy, drenching, wave-upon-wave of unrelenting force. A Digital Tsunami? Continue reading

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Recognizing Your Type of Innovation Leader

We all need to recognize the type of innovation leadership personality within our organization, the ones we are working for, as this might help you manage the innovation work a whole lot better and attract in the resources you need. So can you recognize the traits of your innovation leader? Continue reading

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What Makes Good Thought Leadership?

“The clients of consulting firms are inundated with information and analysis from every direction. Unquestionably, the vast majority are binned or deleted instantly”. So what are the factors likely to attract attention, suggest the following: Continue reading

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Four Pillars for Creating Wealth

Most rooms we enter have four sides; they provide the structure to build upon. Presently in many of our economies, particularly in the West, we are struggling to find real growth; we are limited on our wealth-creating possibilities. Why is that? Our structures seem to be weak not strong. To achieve this, our business structures that we have in the past relied upon are in need of changing. They need different pillars to build upon. Continue reading

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