Category: People & Skills

Can you teach people to innovate? - Innovation Excellence

One of my recent pet peeves is the proliferation of education options for innovation. One of my alma maters offers a “certificate” for innovation management. While I cannot comment on the course, it is taught by two professors with little private sector experience… Continue reading

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The Future of Jobs and Education - Innovation Excellence

One can argue that today’s education system is skewed towards the teaching of Professional Skills, and it’s this category that will face the greatest opportunities and challenges over the next fifty years. Continue reading

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The Genius of Recognizing Genius - Innovation Excellence

All of these stories have one thing in common: the identification of an unrecognized genius…Yet there is also another, less obvious commonality. Continue reading

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What is Rapport? Tha absence of rapport? The meaning of rapport for innovators. Continue reading

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Six levers for Solving the Corporate Innovation Problem™ - Part 3 - Innovation Excellence

In Part 3, we show six levers to change the “system problem” and think this is the way to solve the corporate innovation problem – and ultimately to increase innovation performance. Continue reading

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Six Levers for Solving the Corporate Innovation Problem – Part 2 - Innovation Excellence

This is the second part of a three-part article series from Rob Munro and Frank Mattes. Continue reading

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TED talk:

Hilarious and Poignant, Tim Urban’s presentation at TED is a must-see for the Innovator, Procrastinator, or both! Continue reading

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