Author Archives: Paul Hobcraft

Will You Navigate the Future with Clear Innovation Skills?

The burning issue is that our window of time to change and incorporate these into our organized learning is shrinking at ever faster rates. We need to move from recognition of these skills into the setting of building them far more systematically. Continue reading

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Casting with a Wider Innovation Net

When we ‘cast around’ we are looking for something; to try it out, to think about it, to search for connecting a vague idea with something more tangible. So let’s go innovation fishing. Continue reading

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PwC Report on Breakthrough Innovation and Growth

Paul Hobcraft responds to the 2013 16th Annual PwC survey, and offers insights and takeaways. Continue reading

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To Win the Innovation Race

There are times when we all have to “up our game”. We are entering one of those periods where we have to relearn how to compete, how to win. Continue reading

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The Jobless Innovation Era

Paul Hobcraft a “the jobless innovation era we face” through the lens of Clayton Christensen’s bestselling paradox “The Capitalist’s Dilemma”. Continue reading

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The Cascading Effect for Innovation Success

We need to deploy the cascading effect on innovation. Often we fail to understand our role in contributing to innovation; we need a ‘cascading effect’. For me the “cascading effect” for innovation is… Continue reading

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As I got caught up in some evening traffic, the sun and the rain played that magical trick of offering up a rainbow to the ones in that right position to see it. There was the actual end of a rainbow for us to see and it triggered two thoughts – the mythical pot of gold if you actually get at the rainbow’s end, and then my later thought that innovation is actually like a rainbow in so many ways. Continue reading

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