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Innovation & Artificial Intelligence: Right Here, Right Now!

AI/ML is not just for the FANG companies (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google) but is beginning to be a substantial part of new products in unexpected categories, and is helping established business innovate.  But even today, it is impacting how we manage teams and projects, enabling teams to be more efficient and creative.  A great example (here today) is using ...

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Not All Innovation Looks The Same

I used to believe that in order to be innovative, we all have to innovate the same way, my way. Usually, that involves stepping outside my comfort zone and daring to be fearless. My way of innovating includes getting super uncomfortable and taking big risks. Obviously, since that’s how I tend to innovate, you should too. Then when you don’t ...

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“Faux Innovation” and Other Discontents

Over the course of this year, I’ve had the good fortune of working with three Global 50 companies – two U.S. based and one European. I’ll simply refer to them as Company A, B and C.  Despite being in different industries (high-tech, financial services and industrial), one common theme emerged: senior leaders in each of the companies articulated a strong ...

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Rethink Your Brand’s Future

Rethink Your Brand's Future

Wipro started out selling vegetable oil. It now provides global information technology, consulting, and outsourcing services and is known as the “IBM of India.” It has grown annual revenue to close to $8 billion. It is hard to believe that Wipro actually stands for Western India Palm Refined Oils! For your brand to grow continually, what you sell today is ...

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Selling Innovation: The Data (chapter 6)

The innovation economy shifts daily. New or updated products and services change the landscape at an ever increasing rate, and occasionally a truly disruptive innovation enters the market forcing incumbents to alter plans while opening up new opportunities for the latest crop of fast followers.

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Innovation For Your Employees

In the business environment, innovation is just as vital to a business, as it is in a similar way to human evolution. Without innovation, positive evolution can hardly take place. Though, even innovation has to take a direction and head to a certain something, or, spelled with other words, you have to know what to innovate. Otherwise, you risk going down on a path with a dead-end.

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Selling Innovation: The Repeat (chapter 5)

While the most cost-effective method of customer acquisition is capturing a repeat customer, in the innovation economy that second sale is paramount. The second sale validates the marketplace, and moves you one step closer to broad market penetration. It is the catalyst to moving from selling to early adopters to selling to a larger, mass market.

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