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Get Social with Your Innovation

If your organization is struggling to sustain its innovation efforts, then I hope you will do the following things. Find the purpose and passion that everyone can rally around. Create the flexibility necessary to deal with the constant change that … Continue reading

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Planning to Spread

We’ve all seen the viral videos that seemingly come out of nowhere to garner millions of views on YouTube, videos like this one where five people play one guitar singing Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know”, which as of … Continue reading

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Speed of Change

Are You Innovating at the Speed of Change? The world is changing all around us at an increasing rate, and individuals (and yes organizations too) are struggling to cope with this ever increasing pace of change. In fact, over the … Continue reading

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Eight I’s of Infinite Innovation – PDF Version

In the wake of my hugely popular article on Innovation Excellence I’ve decided to make it available as a PDF. Download the Eight I’s of Infinite Innovation PDF now Some authors talk about successful innovation being the sum of idea … Continue reading

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For Sale – Innovative Business Idea

A few years ago I looked around the corporate and consulting landscapes and I noticed that there was a talent gap in both places. There are many occasions when consulting firms look to their bench and don’t have the talent … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – June 7, 2012

“It’s not that it isn’t happening; we see innovation all around us. But it strikes me that actual innovations are not as widely or evenly distributed as innovation initiatives are. It’s not that companies don’t want to innovate. It’s that … 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 6, 2012

“If it is a good idea… go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.” – Admiral Grace Murray Hopper “If people in your organization don’t talk about innovation in a consistent … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – April 9, 2012

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers “Invention is driven by ideas while innovation is driven by insights.” – Braden Kelley What are some of your favorite innovation … Continue reading

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Innovation or Invention? – Dog Washing Machine

I saw the second picture in this article (of a dog washing machine in Japan) over my wife’s shoulder during a leisurely reading of the Sunday Seattle Times yesterday. I think it was in the Parade magazine, and as I … Continue reading

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