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Top 10 Innovation Drivers

Because our global headquarters are located in the Adirondack Mountains, we live in a “tell it like it is” culture. We are surrounded by maple syrup producers who are used to boiling things down to their essence. No unnecessary ingredients. No complicated consultant speak. What follows is our distillation of what really works to create a sustainable innovation culture.

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Keep the Idea Highway Open to All

Innovation advances your company towards the future – generating new products or services, boosting profits and increasing stakeholder value. To develop Innovation, the first step is to Inspire and Initiate your organization’s members. Innovation leaders need to provide the right support, both material and emotional, to stimulate new product development (NPD). What are effective methods of inspiring innovation? For starters, ...

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Get Better Results by Making Your Thinking Visible

Expose yourself? No, I’m not talking about trench coats or the number two activity on the web (porn is BEHIND social media these days!). I’m referring to common communication challenges that can be easily overcome by pausing to bring others along in your thinking process. When we present ideas to other people, especially new ideas, we tend to focus on ...

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