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Whilst the practice of “build-test-fail-learn-iterate” can lead to elegant innovation and superior user experiences in relatively simple, linear 1:1 company-customer markets such as consumer goods or tech, in markets characterised by many stakeholders with often competing interests, design thinking is less effective. Continue reading

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Diabolically Simple Questions - Innovation Excellence

As a leader, it’s more important to slash through the complexity and see things as they are. And for that, it’s more important to know how ask diabolically simple questions (DSQ). Continue reading

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What is the purpose of Human Resource Management? Is it to administrate brains, send them letters and pay them? Or is it to connect brains, drive innovation and delight customers? The answer is both. Continue reading

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Monday Morning Mojo: Self-Transformation - Innovation Excellence

If you have ever had a goal that seems out of reach, beyond your ability, self- transformation is the key to succeeding. Self-transformation is the ability to intentionally provide yourself with experience that increases your abilities. Continue reading

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Last month I delivered my “un-kill innovation” executive workshop to an executive team of a Fortune 500 technology company in Florida. It was a great experience all around, but at the end I was asked for the key takeaways, and I narrowed them down to the following. Continue reading

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Four hanging yellow light bulbs. Perpetual motion. Idea concept.

Three lessons from the LSI for those leading innovation and change within organisations Continue reading

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of May 2016

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 10 as part of our free Innovation Excellence Weekly magazine and email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut? Continue reading

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