Innovating with Task Unification and Social Media

Embracing social media and the myriad of Web 2.0 tools is more challenging than just setting up a Facebook account or adding a “Follow Me on Twitter” link. Organizations struggle with how to take advantage of the power of Web 2.0. Where do you start? How do you tie these new tools in with your current website? How do you ...

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The Importance of Consistency and Consensus

Interview – Steve McKee of “When Growth Stalls” I had the opportunity to interview Steve McKee, the author of “When Growth Stalls” about the challenges companies face when they lose focus, lack consensus, or fail to maintain consistency with their innovation efforts. We also discuss a variety of other innovation topics including: barriers to innovation, education, and metrics. Steve McKee ...

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Are you an Innovation Venture Capitalist?

The most innovative leaders have a mindset like that of a venture capitalist. They take a portfolio view of innovation projects. The venture capitalist will invest in a basket of different start-up companies, fully knowing that most will fail. A few might break even and one or two might be successes. But one big success can pay back the costs ...

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Influencing Your Innovation Potential

Interview – Steve Todd of “Innovate with Influence” I have the pleasure of knowing Steve Todd (the Rockette on the left), a Distinguished Engineer for EMC Corporation with a hand in generating over 140 patent applications and billions of dollars in revenue. Steve has a great sense of humor and is the author of “Innovate with Influence – tales of ...

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Innovate or Die – Tactics #1-16 of 110

Recession or no recession, deep recession or not, the challenge to add more and more value grows, and the importance of innovation, and a culture of innovation, grows exponentially. A “culture of innovation” covers “everything.” There is no halfway. There, of course, are “first principles.” Or are there? I started a list of “stuff” that’s imperative to creating an innovative ...

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Announcing our Newest Contributor – Tom Peters

We are happy to announce our newest contributor to Blogging Innovation – management guru and best-selling author – Tom Peters. In the weeks to come, we will be bringing you the best of Tom Peters’ thinking on innovation and other topics relevant to Blogging Innovation’s mission to make innovation and marketing insights accessible for the greater good. If there are ...

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Innovating for Fun and Social Good

I came across this on sitsite.com’s blog and had to share it. After all, we could all use a little more fun in our lives, and if some social good can be achieved in the process, all the better! It is from a Swedish site advertising a contest that will award a 2,500 Euro prize for the idea that best ...

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Another Value-Driven Social Media Example

Click above to Enlargeby Braden Kelley Following up on my previous article – The Right Way to do Social Media – I wanted to share another value-driven social media example: Wisk’s facebook application called WiskIt. “We thought perhaps we could take our stain-fighting heritage, and take it online to Facebook,” according to Elisa Gurevich, Brand Manager for Wisk. It’s a ...

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