Category: Innovation Perspectives


One report in the Boston Globe stated that between 30 and 40 percent of graduates from a selection of top schools, including Harvard and Carnegie-Mellon, are bypassing corporate America and starting their own businesses. Similar reports show that at least half of all Millennials aspire to be self-employed, and view a solo career as more stable than a corporate one. Continue reading

Posted in Innovation, Innovation Perspectives | Leave a comment
The Mid Zone

The Front End / Back End model was right for its time… however, fast-forward nearly a quarter century, and we find that things have changed a bit. Continue reading

Posted in Business Models, Change, Disruption, Feature Of The Week, Governance, Growth, Innovation, Innovation Perspectives, Leadership & Infrastructure, Management, People & Skills, Product Innovation, Strategy, marketing | Leave a comment

Innovation is all about people. The paradox of innovation is that people who are great at operating existing businesses are pretty bad at building new ones Continue reading

Posted in Innovation, Innovation Perspectives, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Build Capability, Creativity, Finance, Innovation, Innovation Perspectives, People & Skills, Product Innovation, R&D, Research, Strategy | 1 Comment

The book explains the IF program in details and also makes a compelling argument for the need to modify the compensation of CEOs, the leadership team and the board by introducing a measure of ‘long-term performance achieved primarily through innovation’. Continue reading

Posted in Build Capability, Innovation, Innovation Perspectives, culture | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Celebrity, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Innovation Perspectives, Interviews, Profiles of Innovators, Social Media | Leave a comment

Over the last two and half centuries, innovation has changed human life more dramatically than in all of the previous millennia. But some are now asking if the world’s great innovation engine has broken down. Has America lost its innovation power? Continue reading

Posted in Case Study, Change, Creativity, Customers, Growth, Innovation, Innovation Perspectives, Product Innovation, Profiles of Innovators, Science, Social Innovation, Uncategorized, culture | Comments Off