Category: Growth

The concept of risk often carries an inherent bias for an established company and for valid reasons.Risk can disrupt a healthy revenue stream, a stable customer base, and upset shareholders who like predictable results. Risk is something you manage. It’s something that you mitigate, not embrace. It’s this mentality that causes companies to invest millions of dollars each year just to avoid risk. Continue reading

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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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Why Business Model Innovation is So Compelling - Innovation Excellence

There’s a real sense that we in the corporate world are standing on the brink of an amazing transition, moving from relatively older, static models of competition based on corporate size and mass, to new competitive realities dictated by speed, agility and innovation. Continue reading

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Innovation Relevance - Innovation Excellence

There has to be a bigger purpose and an end game in mind beyond innovation itself. There has to be a bigger reason for being innovative. There is. It’s called relevance. Continue reading

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As a futurist and CEO of an innovation firm, I study the implications of emerging trends through research and dialog with experts, scientists, and academics in diverse fields. As the first month of 2016 comes to a close, here are seven forces of the future poised to shift the way we live, work, bank, and vote. Continue reading

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Growth: That Crazy Talk - innovationexcellence.com

While iconic ventures stand as global luminaries of category-defining growth, such as the modern grocery store and overnight delivery, most businesses cower when facing growth. Continue reading

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How to Achieve Excellence in the Fuzzy Front-End – Part 2 - Innovation Excellence

Read about Key Findings in part 2 this two-part series on the Fuzzy Front End of Innovation. Continue reading

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