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Janet Sernack discusses what a disruptive question is, and why are they one of the most critical levers for creating the safe space for innovation. Continue reading

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Unless you’re Apple, you’ve just released the 6th generation of iPhone and the masses see that as the latest most innovative product on earth (yeah, Apple can still make believe), consumers don’t care about incremental updates to your “new” product. Continue reading

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Though competition is an unavoidable aspect of business, its effects can potentially foster or deter innovation depending on a leader’s management style. Celebrating success and discouraging failure is a familiar binary for most, but what would happen if a business decides to reverse that paradigm? What if we celebrated failure, and discouraged dwelling on our successes? Continue reading

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Open Innovation (OI) is a well-established way to increase options for innovation. It is quite prominent in areas such as Fast Moving Consumer Goods (CPG), but much less so in manufacturing industries. Kevin McFarthing recently find out more from Pete Longdon, who runs the OI programme at Tata Steel and details them in this post. Continue reading

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The most effective approach to change does not start or end in the C-suite. It happens at the heart of the organization, where mid-level managers and their teams build the momentum to implement and lead change. Executives initiate and support change, the rest of the organization lead change. Continue reading

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Organizations are no longer trying to “keep up with the Jones’,” but rather, now understand that unless they innovate, they will crumble beneath the competition. Innovation is easier said than done, but with the right innovation management program and a well thought-out approach, organizations can succeed in this difficult task. Continue reading

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I’ve read some interesting articles lately which all seem to point to one key conclusion, which is that disruptive innovation is actually what happens to large companies, not something they can plan to do to others. It’s like shareholder value – a dumb idea if that is what drives you. Continue reading

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