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Cultivating Innovation Agility - Innovation Excellence

Outlining the benefits of adopting a business eco-system accelerates the innovation process, reduces the risks inherent in innovation, and engages the entire organization as “co-ideators” and broader ecosystem in the innovation effort. Continue reading

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Innovation Leadership Needs More Than Words

Last year I helped to run a survey with members of the IACCM (International Association of Contract and Commercial Management). We found that while 73% of organizations represented had innovation as an explicit Top 3 priority, only half of respondents felt that they had C-suite support; with 32% ticking the “don’t know” box. Continue reading

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Scientific breakthroughs are often reported as being innovation. I’m a bit of a purist when it comes to definitions, so if science produces inventions, they only become innovation if they are implemented and add value. Continue reading

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One of the steps towards assessing value creation is observation and measurement. Continue reading

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When Entrepreneurs Learn from Expeditioners

Whether launching an expedition idea that seems to defy the limits of human endurance, or building a new business that challenges existing market orthodoxy, you need to achieve a small miracle: creating something from nothing. Continue reading

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5 Keys for Creating an Innovation Culture

I had the pleasure of interviewing Braden Kelley, co-founder of the Innovation Excellence community. Braden is also a speaker and executive trainer as well as an author with a growing list of change and innovation publications. His last book was Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire, and he is currently working on a new project, the Change Planning Toolkit™. He shared five keys to creating an innovation culture with me… Continue reading

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Culture, or a lack thereof, is one of the reasons why most businesses fail at innovation. Organizations are starved of fresh and promising ideas on a daily basis because they have failed to lay a strong foundation where those ideas can grow, develop, and produce market growth innovation. Continue reading

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