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There is no such thing as “risk-free” innovation. But without taking some much needed risks, we as a society would be forever stunted and static rather than curious and dynamic. With just the right blend of logic, suspicion, community, and information, any organization can turn what may seem like a “risky choice” into an innovative game-changing idea. Learn more about the risk adverse culture. Continue reading

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How to set-up a suggestion scheme

Michael Allen brings a fresh, new approach on how to set-up a suggestion scheme. Continue reading

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Why big businesses fail at innovation

Nowadays you’ll likely find more than one news story about why big businesses fail at innovation. Here’s a look at the four most common reasons why big businesses fail at innovation. Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons Not to Innovate

I’ve been meaning to write this article for more than a year, after a dialog I was part of with the CEO of a leading online travel site where I heard him say that the company wasn’t focused on innovation, that it wasn’t the right time to focus on innovation. This is despite the fact that the organization lists innovation as one of the company’s core values… Continue reading

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Jobs created the world’s most innovative product line and transformed Apple from a struggling has-been to the most profitable company on earth. It’s an intriguing model. Find a visionary leader—or become one yourself—and watch the money roll in. Unfortunately, in the history of the world, there has only been one Steve Jobs, one Elon Musk and one Henry Ford, so it’s a good idea to have a plan B. Here’s what you can do while you’re waiting for the next Steve Jobs to come your way. Continue reading

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A recent review in the journal Psychology, which reviewed results from behavioral economics, social psychology and neuroscience, points out how important success can be to your learning. We’ll look at some of its most important conclusions here and find out what we can learn from it. 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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