Monthly Archives: September 2013

Join Me in Bahrain for an Innovation Masterclass

Click here for more information on the masterclass In this tough economy, innovation is one of the few ways for organizations and even countries to separate themselves from the competition and reignite their growth engines. I do a lot of … Continue reading




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Backwards Innovation

A Case Study in Accidental Innovation According to Wikipedia, Chipotle was founded twenty years ago by Steve Ells (1993). Chipotle had 16 restaurants (all in Colorado) when McDonald’s Corporation became a major investor in 1998. By the time McDonald’s fully … Continue reading




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Interview with The Entrepreneur’s Radio Show

I had the opportunity recently to sit down with Travis Lane Jenkins to record an interview for The Entrepreneur’s Radio Show. In this interview we explore the following topics: Why you need to innovate as a business owner What is … Continue reading




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Cookies ‘n’ Cream Oreos and Chicken Feet

Now you might be asking yourself… What do Cookies ‘n’ Cream Oreos and chicken feet have in common? In short, both cookies ‘n’ cream and chicken feet involve valuable delicacies that that come from what people previously thought of as … Continue reading




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Key to Innovation Success Revealed!

Achieving innovation success is not easy. Sustaining innovation success is even harder. The list of innovative companies that no longer exist is long, and some of the biggest enemies of innovation are ultimately complacency and resistance to change. So what … Continue reading




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UPDATE – iPhone 5S mCommerce and Retail Implications

In my previous article on some of the potential implications of the iPhone 5S launch, I talked about how one of the things that wasn’t included in the iPhone 5S that I thought would be, was NFC technology (Near Field … Continue reading




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Interview for Top 75 Disruptive Experts Series

As part of Bill Jensen’s series of interviews with the Top 75 Disruptive Experts from around the globe, I had the opportunity to sit down with Bill and discuss several different questions about disruption in this video interview, including: Introduction … Continue reading




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Fingerprints of mCommerce Success on iPhone 5S?

Last August I wrote about Apple’s pending acquisition of Authentec, a biometric authentication company (which has since closed). At the time Apple was in a real hurry to complete the acquisition and it made me wonder whether Authentec’s fingerprint authentication … Continue reading




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