Monthly Archives: February 2014

Join me in London for a Two-Day Innovation Certification Course

I’m excited about the launch of the first global innovation certification, with four full levels to choose from (two for innovation practitioners and two for innovation leaders), complete with many action learning components. The certification is being offered by the … Continue reading




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Food Innovation Sighting – Waffle Taco

Do you ever see a product that makes you wonder either: A. Why didn’t I think of that? B. How come nobody ever thought of that before? Well, those are the thoughts that hit me when I opened the newspaper … Continue reading




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Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire – The Slideshare

I’ve uploaded a sample chapter of my highly-rated popular book Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire from John Wiley & Sons to Slideshare. Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire is a great book focused on helping organizations identify and remove barriers to innovation, but … Continue reading




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Innovating by Staring at Goats

What makes you stop and stare? What inspires you? I’ve written many times about the role of inspiration in innovation, and there are lots of sources of both inspiration and innovation. For me, inspiration is so important to innovation that … Continue reading




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Are Coca-Cola and Green Mountain Late to the Personalization Party?

Recently I came across an announcement that Coca-Cola is partnering with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters to sell Coke products as part of Green Mountain’s new home beverage system slated for a release later this year. For those of you who … Continue reading




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