Category: Leadership

Intuit Sparks

Any enlightened innovator can inspire others when in direct audience; the challenge is sparking a whole-of-company revolution. How can one individual effect such massive cultural transformation? 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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13 Dimensions of Innovation - Innovation Excellence

The Innovation Radar, developed by Mohanbir Sawhney, Robert C. Wolcott, and Inigo Arroniz, provides the initial 12 areas available for business innovation. By adding the business model to the list presents a holistic and comprehensive approach, yielding 13 dimensions an organization can review for innovation.
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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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Is Experience Good for Innovation? - Innovation Excellence

Experience is what you get just after you needed it. A lot of people succeed at innovation because they didn’t have enough experience to realize that they should have failed. Continue reading

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Eight I's of Infinite Innovation

Some authors talk about successful innovation being the sum of idea plus execution, others talk about the importance of insight and its role in driving the creation of ideas that will be meaningful to customers, and even fewer about the role of inspiration in uncovering potential insight. But innovation is all about value and each of the definitions, frameworks, and models out there and only tell part of the story of successful innovation. Continue reading

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Shifting to Ultimate Outcomes - innovation excellence

We need to all get paid or rewarded far more on the value of the result from successful ultimate outcomes, judged by focusing only on the successful result of delivering to that real customer need. Continue reading

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