Category: Leadership

According to BCG’s research, successfully innovating companies approach innovation as a system. The system is rooted in experimentation, and, like all adaptive systems, it evolves over time as the external environment and internal needs change. Continue reading

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Communities need a place to call their own. A place to maximize serendipity. Continue reading

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The concept of mimicry is not a foreign one — we see this in nature all the time. With similar colours and patterns, predators who avoid the monarch also avoid the viceroy because they cannot tell the difference between them, even though the viceroy is not toxic. Continue reading

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Risktaking essential part of innovation and ownership. Continue reading

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Change the World - Step One

Do you want to change the world? Even just one tiny corner of your own world? Change often feels overwhelming, scary even, and frequently we don’t know where to begin. So, if we’re hoping to change the world, our world, whether that is with a big W or a little one, where should we begin? Continue reading

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What traits to successful startup founders share? It seems to be more than just brains and hard work. This is a top 12 list of the common characteristics I’ve observed in successful founders (and leaders). Continue reading

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Never Give Up on Measuring Innovation

You have to find a way to efficiently measure your innovation management results – to avoid getting mired in numbers, percentages and endless reports that have nothing relevant to show you. Too much is at stake. Continue reading

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