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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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Let me offer that innovation has eight possible pitfalls or sink holes that we need to consciously try to avoid. We sometimes need to be more prepared for these traps based on our judgement and experience.
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How to Set Up your Team to be Successful - Innovation Excellence

Setting up your team – and your organization – for success is one of the most important tasks for any leader. Here’s how to do it. Continue reading

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Learn how a small business innovation research (SBIR) contract, Hurricane Katrina and a prototype spawned success. Continue reading

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Intuit Sparks

Any enlightened innovator can inspire others when in direct audience; the challenge is sparking a whole-of-company revolution. How can one individual effect such massive cultural transformation? Continue reading

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Marketing Lessons from the 2016 Presidential Campaign?  - Innovation Excellence

Geoff Nesnow finds it very interesting to look at the presidential race as a study in good and bad product marketing. Here are some examples. Continue reading

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Is Experience Good for Innovation? - Innovation Excellence

Experience is what you get just after you needed it. A lot of people succeed at innovation because they didn’t have enough experience to realize that they should have failed. Continue reading

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