Did you wake up this morning to realize that the world has changed and your business has not changed with it? Many companies of all sizes are dying a slow death in a saturated market with outdated business models. They fail to get out ahead of what’s next. Continue reading

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BEST OF TED: How To Manage For Collective Creativity

What’s the secret to unlocking the creativity hidden inside your daily work, and giving every great idea a chance? Harvard professor Linda Hill, co-author of “Collective Genius,” has studied some of the world’s most creative companies to come up with a set of tools and tactics to keep great ideas flowing — from everyone in the company, not just the designated “creatives.” Continue reading

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As with any other change management initiative, launching an Innovation Program requires a team and governance structure in order for it to be properly managed, evaluated, and to ensure a timely and successful implementation of ideas. Continue reading

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Sprinkling Innovation Responsibility Like Pixie Dust

There’s a fundamental problem in many corporations that keeps innovation from constantly delivering valuable results. The challenge probably isn’t what you imagine. Continue reading

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The Best Leading Indicator of Innovation

Evaluation of innovation efforts is a hot topic. Sometimes it seems evaluating innovation is more important than innovation itself. Metrics, indicators, best practices, success stories – everyone is looking for the magical baseline data to compare to in order to define shortcomings and close them. But it’s largely a waste of time, because.. Continue reading

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In this article I describe Disney’s new simple, but revolutionary business model and expose the marketing premise behind it that over the next decade will help Disney bring in over $300 Billion in net new revenues. Continue reading

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Change Management 2015 Wrapup

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the Association of Change Management Professionals’ (ACMP®) annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, titled appropriately Change Management 2015. The event represented a convening of nearly 1,000 change management professionals from around the globe, including countries as geographically dispersed as… Continue reading

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