Category: Entrepreneurship

One of the crucial steps towards true innovation is ideation, a collaborative process that requires the joint participation of a company’s New Product Development (NPD) and Leadership Team Development (LTD) departments. Visionaries are crucial to any company, but so is the collective effort. Continue reading

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This week my youngest daughter is going overseas for a month long summer school. When I was her age, I went east to France, she is going east to China. I have no doubts that the 21st Century will be the Asian Century and I encouraged her to go rather than going to Europe, even with a cheap Euro. Continue reading

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Understanding CEO speak is key to succeed in Innovation Continue reading

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In our saturated marketplace and overload information era, it is harder and harder to make personal connections and engage with customers. Customers are never more than a text, search, tweet, post or question to Google or Siri away from finding another option to fulfill their needs if you can’t get it done. Same process if they’re just not having the experience with you that they expected. Continue reading

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Comedian Damon Wayans shares lessons for innovators with contributor Stephen Bohnet in this post. Continue reading

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Rather than looking at startups as disruptors or threats, large companies need to start embracing the innovator’s mindset, where threats are often seen as opportunities. In this case, the opportunity to partner with nimble, emerging startups that are well positioned to exploit emerging trends and disruptive innovations is one worth exploring. Continue reading

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Pigeon.ly’s Frederick Hutson is not the usual innovator. He didn’t share the same background as other tech entrepreneurs, but this is what enabled him to solve different problems that nobody else was solving. Continue reading

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