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Nature’s innovation strategies have been optimized over billions of years. She has developed a number of distinct approaches to innovation, and these strategies are strongly influenced by the speed and cost of prototyping, and how fast the surrounding environment changes. Can we learn from this, and make our own innovation strategies more targeted and responsive? Continue reading

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Business model innovation (BMI) is becoming ever more important as it turns out increasingly difficult for companies to differentiate based on products and services alone. Continue reading

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Exceptional Leadership and Innovation… The Exponential Leadership Survey 2015 was executed by Big Think and Singularity University. Continue reading

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What’s Your Jtb(UN)D ? Continue reading

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The website Kickstarter has proven itself to be an amazing example of how an individual’s idea can grow into something big and successful. Kickstarter has imparted three key lessons that any organization can take to heart when it comes to crowdsourcing ideas from their employees. Continue reading

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Richard Hughes-Jones

I picked up my copy of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey the other day. I remembered that one of Covey’s principles was to begin with the end in mind and I’ve been doing some detailed thinking recently about what my own end is, so to speak. It struck me that there’s some useful lessons in the book about how to grow a business in 2015. Continue reading

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When the realisation comes that innovation needs to be strengthened, the temptation is often to import a system that will solve all your problems. But innovation needs more than this. This post dives into some key elements to this structure. Continue reading

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