Category: Finance

Transformative Trends in Life Insurance - Innovation Excellence

Innovation is moving at digital speed through just about every industry. The life insurance industry has been trying to jump onboard, but has been moving a bit under the average speed limit. Why? Continue reading

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Are Our Accounting Systems Inhibiting Innovation?

When companies base their internal performance measurement systems solely on short-term profits or traditional GAAP-approved accounting returns—the results can be dangerously skewed, causing premature or inappropriate decisions about the fate of new innovations and R&D funding. Continue reading

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What Makes Up Your Innovation Capital? - Innovation Excellence

So what makes up our innovation capital and why is it important to know? Should we care, does it matter? I would argue it does, increasingly so. Continue reading

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Results from a new national survey shows companies adopting open innovation (OI) to out-pace competitors and lead their industries in an increasingly aggressive global landscape Continue reading

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finding capital

What do you do when you’re ready to really get your business underway and secure the capital you need to compete in your industry? Find out here. Continue reading

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For a company to be innovative it needs resources. Everybody knows that. And it makes sense, doesn’t it? The importance of resources to company success was emphasized in the resource based view theory…: Continue reading

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John Mullins

I had the opportunity recently to interview one of my favorite professors from my time at London Business School, John Mullins. John taught a host of great entrepreneurship courses when I was there at LBS and continues to be a great teacher and a prolific writer. His latest book is titled The Customer-Funded Business. This is the second part of a two-part interview with John. Continue reading

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