Tag Archives: Organizations

Healthy Visionaries

If you want to create a high-growth company or transform a slow- or flat-growth organization into a category-dominating leader, you cannot manage this type of growth with an MBA-styled leader who wants to function like a strategic CFO by mainly cutting costs and managing profit and loss. Companies looking to lead—to either invent or reset a category—need to study the ...

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Why Organizations Fail

A few weeks ago, my little girl came down with a case of strep throat. From there, things followed a predictable pattern.  My wife soon came down with it as well and then I did too. We took turns lying in bed unproductively, woozy from a high fever and struggling to swallow. It was a silly episode when you think ...

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Innovation is Human

In many ways organizations are like humans, and others have described organizations and organizational change in biological terms before. But this biological context applies to innovation as well, and I'd like to put it forward quickly in simple terms.

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Les 9 rôles d’innovation

Êtes-vous innovants ou non? Possédez-vous l'ADN de l'innovateur? Avez-vous une personnalité innovante? À chaque fois que je lis un article qui stipule que certaines personnes sont innovantes et d'autres ne le sont pas, je suis gêné. Je suis également gêné lorsque je lis que certains individus seraient plus innovants que d'autres.

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Los Nueve Papeles en la Innovación – Cinco Regalos Gratis

¿Eres innovador o no? ¿Posees el ADN de un innovador? ¿Qué hay de una personalidad innovadora? Me contraigo cada vez que veo un nuevo artículo tratando de decir básicamente que algunas personas son innovadoras y otras no, o que ciertos individuos son más innovadores que otros. Yo digo, ¡bazofia!

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Five Free Nine Innovation Roles Gifts

I increasingly cringe every time I see a new article talking about someone's innovator's DNA or innovation personality, or other similar lines of thinking or frameworks that insinuate that people are either innovative or not, or that some people are more innovative than others. It's just not true. I’m a firm believer that it’s not personalities that matter so much when it comes to innovation, it’s the roles that we play in making innovation happen (or not).

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