Archive | Innovation

That’s How We Do Things Around Here

Blog post by on August 20, 2014

Image courtesy of infinity and beyond How can a story about a few monkeys challenge the way we think about how and why policies, processes, and cultures are created?When a colleague asks you why you do things …

How a 300,000 Person Company is Becoming a Start-Up

Blog post by on August 11, 2014

A few months ago I created a Youtube video where I talked about the paradox of organizations which is as follows. Business leaders know that as their organization’s grow they increase in complexity and decrease in speed …

Differentiation: Drop Expected & Focus on Mix

Blog post by on August 7, 2014

Yes, you are special – just like everyone else! Actually, the truth is you *are* special… is everyone else. Therein lies the rub. But what makes you special in your business rarely comes down to just one …

Innovation secret discovered at NASA

Blog post by on August 7, 2014

An innovation secret discovered at NASA could unlock breakthrough performance for many. There was a very important research study conducted more than 45 years ago at NASA. This information can help you lead innovation and transformation in …

Successful Innovation Harnesses Idea Management

Blog post by on August 5, 2014

While most organizations believe that Innovation is required to remain competitive in today’s marketplace, they often do not put enough emphasis on building the organizational capability for innovation. Idea management is a critical step in this process. …