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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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ISPIM, the International Society for Professional Innovation Management to recognize excellence in innovation management. Here are the 2016 Grand Prize finalists. Continue reading

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Fighting Back! The Culture of Fear and Innovation Assassination - Innovation Excellence

The chances of successful innovation implementation must appear pretty bleak. Even the terms themselves—“innovation assassination” and “culture of fear”—are incredibly ominous-sounding. But fear not, there are ways to fight back against the culture of fear and innovation assassination and come out on top. One practical step an organization can take… Continue reading

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How Mastering CEO-Speak Can Help Lead to Successful Implementation of Your Innovation  - Innovation Excellence

Mater CEO speak is key to selling New Product for internal support Continue reading

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Measuring Innovation, Part 2/3: The Criteria for a Good Innovation Index - Innovation Excellence

This article is the second in a series of three articles discussing measuring product innovation. Continue reading

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