Category: Op Ed

Blueprint

What is the best way to organize a company’s resources for radical innovation? One thing is clear: it requires a distinctly different approach – as well as different organizational structures – compared to incremental innovation. Continue reading

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After hearing U2 announce, during Apple’s keynote last week, that their surprise new album, Songs of Innocence, would be available for free on iTunes, I was impressed but dubious. Continue reading

Posted in Apple, Consumer Innovation, Design, Experience Innovation, Headlines, Op Ed | 1 Comment
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Why are we doing innovation, really? Let’s go back to basics…Innovation only makes sense if it has a purpose – a problem to be solved. These are the main questions to ask… Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, Build Capability, Governance, Innovation, Leadership, Op Ed, Uncategorized, culture | 3 Comments
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In a sense we are all in perpetual beta. The most dangerous people are the ones who think they know it all and who stop learning. We are not yet the finished article and never will be. Continue reading

Posted in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Op Ed, People & Skills | 2 Comments
Mitch

Established by the United Nations in 1981, this inspired day of observance is fast becoming a global celebration of planet Earth’s biggest untapped resource — peace. Continue reading

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Dr. Patricia McFate, my godmother, and the first renaissance woman we knew, after our mother, passed away peacefully last week. There’s nothing like death to clarify life. Continue reading

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Innovation, as a word, has no real meaning anymore. For some organizations it is a lofty goal, for others a marketing plan, and still for others a new IT platform. Yet, real innovations – categorized as Disruptive or Breakthrough – change the world they inherited. Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Culture & Values, Op Ed, education | 5 Comments