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RNDI 17 et 18 Juin 2014 au Bataclan

Radical and outstanding innovations was the focus of the 7th National Meeting of Innovation Directors hold in Paris last June. Thematic panels were a rare opportunity to discover a broad diversity of brilliant creative initiatives. Continue reading

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Marc Giget RNDI 2014

Radical and outstanding innovations was the focus of the 7th National Meeting of Innovation Directors hold in Paris last June. Radical and extraordinary also involve social: are there access to key services for those people who have in the past always been excluded? Continue reading

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How To Think What No One Else Thinks

Want to think what nobody has ever thought? Easy,question assumptions. There comes a moment in time where everyone agrees with everybody about pretty much everything. For any sized organization that are focused on creating a culture of relentless innovation, hardened dogma is an innovation obstacle they must overcome. Continue reading

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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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A series of personal innovation stories from a new book by Luis Solis, “Innovation Alchemists: what every CEO needs to know to hire the right Chief Innovation Officer”. Today’s essay on CULTURE comes from Mike Waite who is President at Menasha Packaging. 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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To Innovate or Not to Innovate - Now That

Hamlet’s line “To be or not to be…” is one of Shakespeare’s most famous. And he did write quite a few good ones. Hamlet’s concern is a choice between living a troubled life; and embracing death. OK, it’s a fairly deep analogy when it comes to innovation, but the choice of embracing or avoiding innovation choices can lead to corporate death – think Kodak. Continue reading

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