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Taking Four Different Paths to Innovation

Interview with Gijs van Wulfen I had the opportunity recently to interview fellow Innovation author Gijs van Wulfen to talk with him about his new book The Innovation Maze, which is a follow-up to his great first book The Innovation … Continue reading




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Digital Transformation Matters

The pace of change is accelerating. Much has changed since we all started to dial in with our modems and connect to online services like America Online or Compuserve and eventually directly onto the Internet and the World Wide Web. … Continue reading




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Innovation is Human

In many ways organizations are like humans, and others have described organizations and organizational change in biological terms before. But this biological context applies to innovation as well, and I’d like to put it forward quickly in simple terms. As … Continue reading




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The Wonderful World of Downsizing

In Stikkee Situations we’ll try to take a humorous look at a lot of different serious business topics. In this episode we poke fun at the wonderful world of downsizing. Employees hate workforce reductions (aka downsizing), but some CEOs (even … Continue reading




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Looking at Healthcare Innovation from the Inside Out

After working for the last decade helping organizations from the OUTSIDE IN: Build innovative marketing strategies Manage multiple, simultaneous, cross-functional business projects Optimize complex processes Create an enterprise-wide innovation-focus I thought it was time to flip things around and go … Continue reading




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Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 10, 2012

“Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It’s not about money. It’s about the people you have, how … Continue reading




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Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 8, 2012

“Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.” – Jack Welch “An innovation strategy is not merely a technology roadmap from R&D or an agenda for new product development. … 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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Free Innovation Keynote May 1st in Tacoma

On May 1st I will be the keynote innovation speaker for the Invista Performance Solutions launch event in Tacoma, WA. Invista is a partnership of Northwest Colleges dedicated to providing high quality workforce training to meet and exceed client expectations. … 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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