Category: Business Models

Is Disruption is Good or Bad? Why We Need to Stop Arguing! - innovation excellence

The idea of disruption excites some people and terrifies others. Consider the recent case of The New Republic, in which a new, disruptive CEO came in and vowed to “break shit.” The company’s top journalists balked, the brand was sullied and the business still struggles. And all for what? Continue reading

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The Mid Zone

The Front End / Back End model was right for its time… however, fast-forward nearly a quarter century, and we find that things have changed a bit. Continue reading

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By using these six essential checks to interrogate your questions before you answer them, you’ll save a lot of potentially wasted effort if people disagree with your question later. Continue reading

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Corporate innovators – engineers, marketers and sales professionals that desire to see their ideas come to life in an organization – face a wide range of obstacles when presenting new opportunities. Continue reading

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The network economy, in which nearly everything is available to nearly everyone, imposes a new requirement on leaders.
This new requirement is at the heart of leadership. It has to do with change, agility, problem-solving ability, the awareness needed to be able to adapt to an increasing complexity Continue reading

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One of the steps towards assessing value creation is observation and measurement. Continue reading

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There is a wide range of definitions for the terms “Creativity” and “Innovation”. The one I use the most has two elements to it. From a domain perspective, Innovation is an organizational function, while Creativity is an individual function. From a process perspective, Innovation is a Creative idea that got implemented. The implementation of a creative idea generated by an employee is… Continue reading

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