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Does Indiana Hate Innovation?

Now that I’ve got your attention, let’s talk about homosexuality and whether it has any impact on innovation. There probably are two no more polarizing topics in the United States than homosexuality and abortion. But the truth is that if both sides of the political and religious spectrum focused on the golden rule, there would be less corruption, we’d all be… Continue reading

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Research: Employee Engagement in the Innovation Process

Last August, we introduced the key theme of the next IX Research report: the role employee engagement plays in the innovation process. We started with a premise that innovation thrives in organizations that have established a culture of innovation. But what exactly does “a culture of innovation” mean? We hypothesized that an indispensable element of this culture is… Continue reading

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Poor strategic alignment can be overcome by working through a comprehensive approach to addressing all areas that impact innovation. Continue reading

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Here’s the transcript and audio file from last week’s popular podcast “The Innovation Engine”, hosted by Will Sherlin, featuring an interview with Rowan Gibson, author of “The Four Lenses of Innovation.” Continue reading

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4 Leadership Measures to Foster Organizational Growth

Learn about 4 measures leaders should employ to plant the seeds for sustainable, long-term growth in their organization Continue reading

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Is working smarter foolish?

Last night I dreamed about the extremely unbalanced view of work in our societies, and woke up wondering whether working smarter is foolish. Why is that we lionize the workaholics among us and penalize those that find ways to be more efficient? Why is that we say “thank you for working so hard” to someone who takes sixty hours to complete a task and penalize the person who figures out how to do it in twenty hours by giving them more work to do? Continue reading

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As an organization, you need a clear purpose to connect with your employees and customers on an emotional level, in an engaging, meaningful and compelling way. Continue reading

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