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Igniting Passionate Purpose for Innovation - Innovation Excellence

I was reminded recently “that you always teach what you most need to learn” so I am happily sharing a key learning from one of the amazing executive coaches on a recent global Coach for Innovators Certified Program™. Continue reading

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Last month I delivered my “un-kill innovation” executive workshop to an executive team of a Fortune 500 technology company in Florida. It was a great experience all around, but at the end I was asked for the key takeaways, and I narrowed them down to the following. Continue reading

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Four hanging yellow light bulbs. Perpetual motion. Idea concept.

Three lessons from the LSI for those leading innovation and change within organisations Continue reading

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To successfully implement Innovation in business, you must fight organizational culture of fear and innovation assassination. Continue reading

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The Innovative Mindset

Over the course of my career as a cognitive psychologist, I have always been interested in examining the “light bulb” moment, or the moment an insight occurs. In my book, Seeing What Others Don’t: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights, I analyzed 120 incidents in which insights occurred in an attempt to learn more about how insights arise, and to develop new strategies for people and organizations to boost their insights. Recently I formulated a strategy to help people gain more insights. This article outlines my strategy, as well as my research about how insights arise. Continue reading

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Measuring Innovation, Part 3/3: The Growth Innovation Index (GII) - Innovation Excellence

This article is the third and final in a series of 3 articles discussing measuring product innovation. Continue reading

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IBM Learning is now developing a completely different set of competencies which they encapsulate and describe as an ‘adaptive learner’. Stating that “innovation is the art of combination” where designers, developers, and engineers (and supervisors, managers and leaders) are required to combine their ‘expert intuition’ (and knowledge, skills and experience) with ‘strategic intuition’ (and innovative thinking). Continue reading

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