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Report Looks at What Makes a Good Innovation Ecosystem - Innovation Excellence

A new study looks at the role nations play in the global innovation ecosystem, and what marks good from bad Continue reading

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A Presidential Call to Action:  Reigniting the Spirt of Innovation

On Tuesday, January 12, 2016, President Barack Obama gave his final State of the Union (“SOTU”) address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.. According to Nielsen TV Ratings estimates, an average audience of 31.3 million people watched the SOTU across 12 television networks; and according to Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings, about 9.8 million people in the U.S. saw one or more of the 2.6 million tweets about the 2016 SOTU. Continue reading

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Marketing Lessons from the 2016 Presidential Campaign?  - Innovation Excellence

Geoff Nesnow finds it very interesting to look at the presidential race as a study in good and bad product marketing. Here are some examples. Continue reading

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New Language for a New Year [Book Review] - Innovation Excellence

Prepare to laugh. Get ready to chuckle. Veteran word wonks Henry Beard and Christopher Cerf have done it again… Continue reading

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Yesterday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull unveiled his $1.1 billion innovation package to drive an “ideas boom” across this lucky country. For too long, Australia has relied on its abundant natural resources to drive economic prosperity, while our trading partners have been busy nurturing the creativity, technological savvy and innovative capacities of its citizens. Continue reading

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What Henry Beard & Chris Cerf Can Teach Us about Communication - Innovation Excellence

Satirists Henry Beard and Christopher Cerf shine some light on Deliberately Deceptive Language. Continue reading

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Confessions of a Business Artist

I am an artist. There, I’ve said it. This statement may confuse some people who know me, and come as a shock to others. Braden, what do you mean you’re an artist? You’ve got an MBA from London Business School, you’ve led change programs for global organizations, helped companies build their innovation capabilities and cultures, are an expert in digital transformation, and you can’t even draw a straight line without a ruler. What makes you think you’re an artist? Continue reading

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