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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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Most Companies Fail at Innovation Because…

Most companies fail at innovation because they fail at change. There you go, there is the entire article in a single sentence. Please click the like button or leave a comment on your way out, and I’ll turn out the … Continue reading

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No Innovation Beyond This Point

Don’t have time to read this right now? Why not listen instead? This isn’t the Top 10 Excuses for Not Investing in Innovation I’ve been meaning to write this article for more than a year, after a dialog with the … Continue reading

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Three Actions to Become More Innovative

‘What are three specific actions that a non-innovative company can take to become more innovative?’ Sometimes I think that people out there talking about innovation try and make crafting a good innovation process sound harder than it is and the … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 31, 2012

“Every bursted bubble has a glory! Each abysmal failure makes a point! Every glowing path that goes astray, shows you how to find a better way. So every time you stumble never grumble. Next time you’ll bumble even less! For … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 29, 2012

“If you get people to ‘freely’ talk about innovation, its importance, its impact and can ‘paint’ the future in broad brush strokes, they achieve a growing clarity and enthusiasm and that often missing critical component – a sense of shared … Continue reading

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Innovation QuickStart Guide

You know how sometimes when you order a product you get this inch-thick instruction manual that you never read, but also how there is sometimes a QuickStart Guide of 5-10 simple steps to get you up and running quickly? Well, … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 2, 2012

“One who fears limits his activities. Failure is the only opportunity to more intelligently begin again.” – Henry Ford “Too often we form innovation teams based on who is available instead of focusing on who will make the innovation team … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – April 25, 2012

“Figure out how to take risks that keep you in the game even if you fail.” – Seth Godin “Over the last couple of decades, companies have increasingly found that employees who pursue what they do with passion will outperform … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – April 10, 2012

“Failing doesn’t make you a failure. Giving up, accepting your failure, refusing to try again, does.” – Richard Exley “We must create clarity in innovation language, vision, strategy, goals, and participation for a continuous innovation culture to be created.” – … Continue reading

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