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Conventionalism, risk aversion and complacency kill innovation and entrepreneurship. Through our education, from kindergarten to grad school, then through our professional lives, we have been shaped in the same mold, even though we hear here and there that we need to “think outside the box”, that box being only aimed to fit into a bigger box, like the Russian dolls. Continue reading

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Change happens. It doesn’t care whether you like it or not. Change doesn’t need your permission. Change is the one constant in business. What you decide to do with change is up to you. Continue reading

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Don Wettrick is on a mission: revolutionizing the world of education by training the next generation of innovators. Continue reading

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How to Present Your Idea to Top Management

Of course the management in your company asked you to be innovative and expect you to break patterns. That’s what they have asked you to do. But when you present your idea to them it is wise to keep in mind that they are still as conservative as ever. Your senior management might praise you for your creativity. But, … Continue reading

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How to Find your Unique Innovation Mindset

What makes certain people and certain companies truly innovative? Is it a process? Is it natural ability? Learned behavior and practice, practice, practice? It’s most likely all of the above. Continue reading

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Apple - Think Different

A brand is the external reflection of a company’s inside culture and core values. In order for a brand to stay relevant, be different and unique, it must reinvent itself continuously. If a company’s products or services don’t change the game regularly, they suddenly become a commodity, as unique and innovative they could have been at some point. Continue reading

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Innovation and building a Next Generation Organisation

All over the world, organisations are emerging from hibernation, once again stretching their limbs and flexing their corporate muscles ready for a post-recession drive for the future. But whilst hibernating, hunkering down and minimising risk in an effort to survive, the world and customers continued to move on at an ever-increasing pace. Continue reading

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