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One big obstacle to starting a business is gone, marketing overhead for entrepreneurs can be as low as $50 a month. Continue reading

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A series of personal innovation stories from a new book by Luis Solis, “Innovation Alchemists: what every CEO needs to know to hire the right Chief Innovation Officer”. Today’s chapter on METHOD comes from Dieter Eisinger who is SVP at NYSE Euronext. Continue reading

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This post is part of a series of conversations published on the Time website, authored by myself and Nicha Ratana, with transformational leaders who will be storytellers at the BIF10 Collaborative Innovation Summit in Providence, RI, on Sept. 17-18. Continue reading

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Tony Hsieh, the phenomenally successful CEO of Zappos likes to say that, “your brand is your culture” and believes so strongly in preserving his that he offers new recruits $1000 to quit. Anybody who doesn’t fit in will happily take the money and run. Continue reading

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What’s your next “luxury problem”? Consider this: Your competitor’s new product or service spells far more reason for celebration than for regret. Continue reading

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We’re leading an Innovation Excellence Research study to evaluate whether and how employee engagement increases the efficiency of innovation programs. The research aim is to answer three key questions… Continue reading

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The late, great Peter Drucker said “Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast”. Of his many insights, this might be the most important for Innovation. Continue reading

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