Category Archives: Innovation

Thinkers50 – Can I Count on You?

Every two years Suntop Media ranks the top 50 management thought leaders and bestows the Thinkers50 Global Ranking of Management Thinkers. The ranking relies on nominations and voting from the community, meaning that the public decides who is selected. NOMINATIONS … Continue reading




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Failing Fast Leads to More Failure

One scary statistic is that 70% of change initiatives fail. An overwhelming proportion of new product launches fail. Most new businesses fail. The sad fact is that failure is all around us. Is this why so many organizations talk about … Continue reading




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Innovation vs. Invention vs. Creativity

There is so much talk about innovation these days, it’s hard to sometimes distinguish the signal from the noise. In fact, the word innovation gets thrown around so much that it leaves people wondering: What’s really innovative? Well, most of … Continue reading




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Check Out My Latest Interview with DisrupTV

I had the opportunity recently to sit down with DisrupTV co-hosts R “Ray” Wang and Vala Afshar to be part of Episode 63. DisrupTV is a weekly Web series that airs live at 11:00 a.m. PT/ 2:00 p.m. ET every … Continue reading




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Building a Culture of Continuous Innovation

Excerpt from the May/June 2017 edition of The European Business Review Every company begins as the nimble startup, organized around the solution to a single customer problem and executing that solution better than anyone else in the market (including incumbents … Continue reading




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Ten Reasons You Might Suck at Innovation

In a popular previous article we looked at the Top 10 Reasons Not to Innovate. In this article we will look at Ten Reasons You Might Suck at Innovation as we explore the following question: Do you need an innovation … Continue reading




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What’s Next – The Disruptive Innovation Toolkit™

… and a new Innovation Intervention service. People have been asking me recently – What’s next? I think managers and leaders are wondering now that I’ve written two popular books (Charting Change and Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire) and a chapter … Continue reading




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Interview with Change Management Review

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Theresa Moulton of the Change Management Review™ Podcast, about my work as a popular keynote speaker, workshop facilitator, and thought leader on the topics of continuous innovation and change, and some … Continue reading




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2017 Thinkers50 Nominations Now Open

Every two years Suntop Media ranks the top 50 management thought leaders and bestows the Thinkers50 Global Ranking of Management Thinkers. The ranking relies on nominations and voting from the community, meaning that the public decides who is selected. Click … Continue reading




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What is your level of Innovation Maturity?

Introduction When it comes to innovation, no two companies are likely to be pursuing innovation in the same way, and they are also likely to be at different stages of innovation maturity. Because of this, even if you found out … Continue reading




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