TED Talk: The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers [video] - Innovation Excellence

After years of studying the dynamics of success and productivity in the workplace, organizational psychologist Adam Grant discovered a three powerful and unexpected habits of originals — including embracing failure. Continue reading

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What April Fool's Day Teaches Us About Innovation

April Fool’s Day was this week. Did anyone have a good prank played on them or come across a good corporate April Fool’s? My favorite this year was from my alma mater, the University of Oregon. Go Ducks! We try to think a little differently at the University of Oregon and specialize in helping the world run a little faster (and more comfortably), and with some of Nike’s founder behind the football team, why shouldn’t they have the world’s most advanced field, say, an LED field? Continue reading

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of March 2016

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 10 as part of our free Innovation Excellence Weekly magazine and email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut? Continue reading

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How the Impossible Becomes Possible - Innovation Excellence

Arthur C. Clark insisted that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Yet most of us have to live in a world of practicalities. Growing up means that fantasies must give way to realities. We learn to favor probabilities over possibilities. Continue reading

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This is the Relationship Age – the era of paying attention. Think of it as winning business by paying respect. Continue reading

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This is another in a series of articles about how you can consistently generate at least 12 X more ideas than brainstorming. At Innovate2Grow Experts we call this process Quantum Idea Generation. Continue reading

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How to Encourage Innovation - Innovation Excellence

“It occurred to me by intuition, and music was the driving force behind that intuition. My discovery was the result of musical perception.” – Albert Einstein Continue reading

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