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Scott Anthony, author of ‘The First Mile’ and ‘The Little Black Book of Innovation,’ joins us on this episode of The Innovation Engine podcast to talk about how your company can build an innovation engine in 90 days. Continue reading

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Innovation is Human

In many ways organizations are like humans, and others have described organizations and organizational change in biological terms before. But this biological context applies to innovation as well, and I’d like to put it forward quickly in simple terms. Continue reading

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Greg Brandeau, co-author of ‘Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation,’ joins us on this episode of ‘The Innovation Engine’ podcast to discuss lessons learned about how to lead innovative teams from his years at Pixar and the Walt Disney Studios. Continue reading

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Part of being a successful innovator is being able to recognize your own strengths and weaknesses as a leader. Continue reading

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The 2015 Breakthrough Innovation Report

Nielson released its 2015 BREAKTHROUGH INNOVATION REPORT tthat features best practices from winning brands – with seven specific case studies from Pepsico, Kraft, MillerCoors, Kellogg’s, Nestle Purina, Atkins and L’Oreal Paris. Continue reading

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Time to Replace Your Chief Innovation Officer

Among my innovation peers, we have talked about how crucial executive commitment is, and some organizations have responded by hiring Innovation Managers, Innovation Directors, VP’s of Innovation, and Chief Innovation Officers (CINO’s not CIO’s so there is no confusion with Chief Information Officers). One of the dangers of putting people in charge of innovation though, is… Continue reading

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of June 2015

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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