Category: Culture & Values

Innovation is NOT about the toilet paper

Unfortunately, many Innovation teams have become so focused on Ideation that they’ve forgotten that the purpose of collecting and developing ideas is to create business value. Have we lost our way? If so, how can we find our way back? Continue reading

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Downsides of Downsizing

In Stikkee Situations we’ll try to take a humorous look at a lot of different serious business topics. In this episode we poke fun at the wonderful world of downsizing. Employees hate workforce reductions (aka downsizing), but some CEOs (even in profitable companies)… Continue reading

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What are the top three “must do’s” for breakthrough innovation success? And how can your company master them? Continue reading

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There has been a lot of buzz around embracing failure as a stepping-stone to success. Many organizations welcome the idea and contemplate the thought of celebrating failure, but they are often reluctant to embrace the concept in practice. Continue reading

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There are always advances being made in the world of sports manufacturing, from creating better and safer sporting gear to marketing fun and funky items for athletes and sports fans alike. 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 essay on CULTURE comes from Mike Waite who is President at Menasha Packaging. Continue reading

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Established by the United Nations in 1981, this inspired day of observance is fast becoming a global celebration of planet Earth’s biggest untapped resource — peace. Continue reading

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