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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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There are four categories of factors that affect our creativity. Yoram Solomon goes through all four in this post. Continue reading

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There is increasing scholarly interest in how culture impacts creativity. This paper advances a new theoretical model to understand how culture impacts creativity in a global context. We theorize that creativity engagement and success depends on the cultural tightness (the extent to which a country is characterized by strong social norms and low tolerance for deviant behaviors) of both the innovator’s country and the audience’s country as well as the cultural distance between these two countries. Continue reading

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Isn’t competition great? It often brings out the best in people, enabling them to do more than they even knew themselves. When ISPIM, the International Society for Professional Innovation Management, launched the Grand Prize 2015, to recognize excellence in innovation management, we had reasonable expectations for what would be submitted. But the entries surpassed our expectations. Continue reading

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Risktaking essential part of innovation and ownership. Continue reading

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Within each organization is innovation capacity. While not every organization may currently recognize it within themselves, each and every one has the potential to be innovative. But what does it take to be able to successfully integrate innovation into an organization? Continue reading

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