Category: Leadership & Infrastructure

Coaching to Overcome the Ten Innovation Intractables - Innovation Excellence

If you could ask a series of question that might help unlock innovation blockages it would make such a difference to our innovation performance and engagement. I think this might need a good external facilitator as my recommendation, one who has deep innovation knowledge and expertise, able to manage the ‘dynamics’ within the room. Continue reading

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Reimagining the Workday - Innovation Excellence

As workplaces continue to innovate, technology should knock down the obstacles between us and our work, increasing our willingness and ability to work and accomplish great things. Follow these four strategies to make better use of technology and bring your office into the future. Continue reading

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Fighting Back! The Culture of Fear and Innovation Assassination - Innovation Excellence

The chances of successful innovation implementation must appear pretty bleak. Even the terms themselves—“innovation assassination” and “culture of fear”—are incredibly ominous-sounding. But fear not, there are ways to fight back against the culture of fear and innovation assassination and come out on top. One practical step an organization can take… Continue reading

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Risk has a bad reputation, and for valid reasons. Nothing can negatively impact revenue, pollute a healthy customer base, or disappoint shareholders quite like it. This is why industries spend millions of dollars a year just to avoid risk. Continue reading

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What it takes to be a leader today: 3 important initiatives - Innovation Excellence

Going for a stroll in the wilderness earlier this week, with my son and dog, and an insight clearly emerged: The leaders I have been working with for the last 20 years are working on three important initiatives: Continue reading

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Innovation: A Journey of Discovery

Innovation gets defined so many ways that it can be confusing. While there is a repeatable framework for creating new value, the iterative nature of front end discovery work can perplex those who believe that work should be linear. Continue reading

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How to Set Up your Team to be Successful - Innovation Excellence

Setting up your team – and your organization – for success is one of the most important tasks for any leader. Here’s how to do it. Continue reading

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