Category: Management

Axis of Vulnerability

Last week I was in Tampa with a group of colleagues. We meet every five months or so to help each other with our business strategies, all solopreneurs like myself with advanced practices. Almost as soon as we gathered we created a visual that we called the Axis of Vulnerability to describe our work at its best. It resides at the intersection of four attributes: Continue reading

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of February 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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Organizations are no longer trying to “keep up with the Jones’,” but rather, now understand that unless they innovate, they will crumble beneath the competition. Innovation is easier said than done, but with the right innovation management program and a well thought-out approach, organizations can succeed in this difficult task. Continue reading

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4 Leadership Measures to Foster Organizational Growth

Learn about 4 measures leaders should employ to plant the seeds for sustainable, long-term growth in their organization Continue reading

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Robert Conrad wouldn’t call himself an innovation practitioner but he is. He has the qualities (and inspiration) to find innovative solutions in the workplace. In today’s article he includes a call to action for innovative leadership in hospital administration, and yes everywhere. Continue reading

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Despite the millions of different innovation journeys taken by organisations around the world every year, the innovation culture within each of them will fall into one of only three categories which will determine their innovation premium, success and eventual prominence within the market place. Continue reading

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I’ll be the first to admit that Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies” is one of my favorite annual reports. I’m also a big fan of Forbes’ list which takes into account investor confidence and ranks companies by their innovation premium; the difference between their market capitalization and their net present value of cash flows from existing business. Continue reading

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