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Disaster Can Open the Door for Innovation

A catastrophe produces an unexpected set of circumstances and this can lead to opportunities for innovation. In January 1992 a container with 29,000 plastic bath toys was washed overboard in the Pacific Ocean.  They were manufactured in China and were on route to the USA.  They were called Floatees, bath toys consisting of red beavers, green frogs, blue turtles and ...

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What Gives Innovation Its Stickiness?

To achieve success you not only have to have a repeatable process but you have to ensure what is learnt ‘sticks’ so it can be used again and again. The company we associate the most with when it comes to ‘sticky’ is 3M for its famous invention of ‘sticky notes’. They are used everywhere. Innovation needs more than a simple ...

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