Your greatest innovation opportunity may be right in front of you. The problem is you don’t see it. Evan Shellshear dives into reasons why companies most often don’t see the greatest opportunity lying right in front of them. Continue reading

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When a Fortune 100 is faced with the harsh reality of record sales declines, and investors and analysts asking about the T-word…it is time for a Reboot. Whether spelled with a lowercase or capital “T”, turnarounds can make for rousing headlines and offer great opportunities for well-timed investments. Dean Debiase shares an interview that looks into a new approach to dynamic innovation, cultural transformation, digital engagement, and an in-store experience. Continue reading

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When the realisation comes that innovation needs to be strengthened, the temptation is often to import a system that will solve all your problems. But innovation needs more than this. This post dives into some key elements to this structure. Continue reading

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Constructive Conflict

Innovation starts with different, and when you propose something that’s different from the recipe responsible for success, innovation becomes the enemy of success. And because innovation and different are always joined at the hip, the conflict between success and innovation is always part of the equation. Continue reading

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Microsoft Tries to Disrupt Mobile Phone Market

I came across an article on Mashable recently highlighting a new Microsoft experiment. It highlights something that Microsoft has prototyped to test as part of their strategy to regain momentum in the mobile phone market by focusing on markets outside the United States where the first generation of the smartphone adoption battle hasn’t already been decided. Continue reading

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But building a culture of innovation is not easy. Any change initiative is challenging building a culture of innovation is one in which many organizations fail. At the center of it all is the leader. Continue reading

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Very few succeed at their first attempt at anything. Failure becomes a part what shapes the future of great companies and teams, and what separates the best from the rest of the pack. Continue reading

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