Category: Feature Of The Week

People Before Things

Recently I had an opportunity to interview Chris Laping, the former Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Red Robin restaurant chain about some of the challenges in achieving successful organizational change. Chris’ is a voice that emerged from the darkness as I was creating the Change Planning Toolkit™and conducting the research for my latest book Charting Change and its focus on beating the 70% change failure rate. Continue reading

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Rethink Innovation

“We need to rethink the term “innovation” and we should drop the term “innovation culture” entirely.” Stefan Lindegaard shares his latest presentation: Rethink Innovation! Continue reading

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IoT Brings Innovation Opportunity to HR

HR has to enable the workforce to drive innovation. Don’t look at IoT, like it’s magic. It’s science that you can use to improve the way you work. And you will generate a competitive edge while doing it. Continue reading

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World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21 is a dedicated time worldwide to inspire new action, create novel ideas, make new decisions; solve problems in new ways, do something new, support new thinking, partner with new people, hold new conversations, use a new pair of eyes. It’s is a global launch pad for new ideas, new decisions and new actions. Continue reading

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Welcome to the Human-to-Human Purpose and Experience Driven Era

Welcome to the human-to-human purpose and experience driven era. This is what the 21st century is all about. You may have been led to believe that it is about “things,” “big data” or even, “robots” and those are getting a lot of widespread development and coverage in the world. But we are in the human-to-human era. Continue reading

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How to Get Buy-in, Support and Resources for Enterprise Innovation (FOTW)

Through our conversations and observations of how intrapreneurs at different companies have gone about doing this, we’ve outlined a handful of strategies that you can try to secure buy-in, support and resources to foster enterprise innovation. Continue reading

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The Eight Change Mindsets

If your organization is seeking to create a continuous change capability, it must have a strong focus on increasing its organizational agility. As you use the Change Planning Toolkit™ to kick off your next project or your next change initiative, keep thinking about what the minimum viable progress (MVP) might be in order to maintain momentum. This is very similar to the idea of a minimum viable product, a key lean startup concept popularized by Eric Ries, author of the bestselling book, The Lean Startup. Continue reading

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