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4 Steps to Generate More Creative Ideas, and Better Ones - Innovation Excellence

Follow these simple steps, and you will increase the quantity and quality of your ideas. Continue reading

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Open hands holding number 2015. Happy New Year.

There were several key (and generally welcome) themes that emerged throughout 2015 within corporate innovation.  These are, in part, driven by the increasing value that corporate and business leadership place on this (still relatively) new competency, the sophistication of practitioners in the field, and the results of seeing what works or fails. It is truly an exciting time to be in this field and to see these changes form across the industry. As always, this list is from a personal perspective, that is perhaps biased by my experience within the field, generally working with established corporate organizations and their leaders. Continue reading

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Product Managers - Right Way to Use a Business Case

Properly used, a business case embodies the essential learning and planning derived from Lean, Design Thinking, and similar approaches to product development. It is not a documentation exercise, but a tool for collaborative learning and communicating the justification for a product concept. Continue reading

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2015 how can you best create an eco-system that allows today’s talent to flourish among Gen X, Gen Y and Gen Flux? Continue reading

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Can we do better? Can we push our collective limits and answer: Are we delivering better content and resisting internet rehash? Are we raising the bar? This is our Call To Action — to ourselves and to you. Continue reading

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Facilitation

Here’s a useful tip for you the next time you find yourself standing in front of a group of people and about to facilitate a meeting of any kind. Before you begin, ask people to give you permission to facilitate. Continue reading

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Don Wettrick is on a mission: revolutionizing the world of education by training the next generation of innovators. Continue reading

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