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Google’s Insights into Successful Teams and Managers

A little over five years ago I created an evolution of a Gary Hamel framework from The Future of Management that I titled The Innovator’s Framework and included in my popular first book Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire. Recently Google recently … Continue reading


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Inside Look at Culture of WordPress

Interview with Scott Berkun I had the opportunity to sit down recently with fellow author Scott Berkun to talk with him about his new book The Year Without Pants, which catalogs his experience in two years with Automattic, the company … Continue reading


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Partners Wanted – Taking Nine Innovation Roles Global

I was in Boston, MA last week for the Front End of Innovation conference and had the opportunity to train dozens of potential corporate Nine Innovation Roles trainers as part of my quest to set the Nine Innovation Roles free … Continue reading


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Free Nine Innovation Roles Train the Trainer Session

I will be in Boston, MA this week for the Front End of Innovation conference May 6-8, 2013 at the Seaport World Trade Center, joining 650+ innovation managers and thought leaders from around the world who are serious about learning … Continue reading


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Latest Radio Interview with The Health Maven

I’m proud to share with you the link to my latest radio interview. This time I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with LeAnna J. Carey (@thehealthmaven), host of the popular radio program The Health Maven – Innovation … Continue reading


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Announcing FREE Nine Innovation Roles Resources

I have big news that I’m extremely excited to share with you today. I’m proud to announce today that I’m setting The Nine Innovation Roles free. What does that mean exactly? It means that for the greater good, I am … Continue reading


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Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 28, 2012

“The more successful an organization becomes the bigger it gets. The bigger it gets the more it focuses on optimizing its resources. The more it optimizes it resources the more it eliminates variation. Innovation requires variation. We have seen the … Continue reading


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Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 27, 2012

“So healthy paranoia is the friend of innovation. Complacency is the enemy – be ruthless in driving it out of your business.” – Kevin McFarthing “There are Nine Innovation Roles that need to be filled on every innovation project team, … 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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The Nine Innovation Roles

I’m seeing an increasing number of articles about innovation personalities and the like, and I’m a firm believer that it’s not personalities that matter so much when it comes to innovation, it’s the roles that we play in making innovation … Continue reading


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