Tag Archives: connections

Role of Personal Branding in Innovation

I've been thinking a lot lately about personal branding, in part because several people have told me that I seem to do it pretty well, in spite of the fact that I would never call myself a personal branding expert or endeavor to make my living as a personal branding consultant. While I think the topic is an interesting one, it is more because I am curious about...

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Three Actions for a Non-Innovative Company

Sometimes I think that people out there talking about innovation try and make crafting a good innovation process sound harder than it is and the work of making innovation happen sound easier than it really is. Whether this is self-serving behavior to try and drive people to buy their books or consulting services, I'm not sure, but let's give them the benefit of the doubt and assume it's not.

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Kindergarten is Bad for Innovation

I had the opportunity to participate in the Business Innovation Factory’s always wonderful BIF #7 last week, and like many people who attended I’m still mulling over many of the presentations, ideas and relationships. One short tweet by Saul Kaplan, perhaps a throw-away line, struck me as really important. Saul said he had trouble staying in his “lane”. In fact ...

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