The Little Known Secret To Pixar

With 15 Academy Awards and an average worldwide gross of over $600 million per film, Pixar might just be the most successful creative enterprise ever—and one of the most profitable. Out of the 14 features the firm has produced, all but one have made the list of top 50 highest grossing animated movies. Continue reading

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Know What Customers Want

An old marketing adage is that half of a company’s advertising is effective, we just don’t know which half. A similar conundrum faces innovators and product developers, with the best companies finding success with about half of the products they create (and the odds are much worse for average companies). Continue reading

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A New Approach to Business Model Innovation [FOTW]

Gijs van Wulfen shares his insights from the McKinsey report on a new approach to business-model innovation. Continue reading

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Innovation Requires Ambidextrous Management - Innovation Excellence

For quite some time, I’ve been advocating the idea that successful and sustainable corporate innovation management systems should be based on the following cornerstones… Continue reading

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Architecting the Organization for Change

In my last article and the first free download from the Change Planning Toolkit™ on The Five Keys to Successful Change™ we looked at the five different disciplines that must come together to make any organizational change effort (or even a project) successful. They included: Continue reading

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Innovation and The Art of Implementation (Part 1) - Innovation Excellence

How to counter Innovation Assassination? ‘The Art of Implementation’ is part one of a three-part series by Robert Brands. Continue reading

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Sophie Cohendet is passionate about management innovation. She is partner of LearnAssembly, a start-up who help companies to develop their entrepreneurial and digital culture. What parallels can we really do between a start-up and a free inc. ? is the point she develops here. Continue reading

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