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Where Does Value Come From?

Where does value come from? What makes people willing to pay $50 for a t-shirt that’s just like the one that ten other people are wearing in the club? What makes people pay a premium for Apple products with features … Continue reading




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Optimizing Innovation Resonance

What does resonance mean to you? The word has many different dictionary definitions depending on the context, but most of them focus on vibrations reaching an ideal state. Here are two of the most relevant dictionary definitions for our innovation … Continue reading




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Innovation Ripe for the Plucking

Too often we all run around trying to pluck a gamechanging idea out of thin air that nobody has ever seen, solving a problem that has never been solved, when really if the truth be told, there are still lots … Continue reading




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VIDEO – Innovation is All About Value

I share my definition of innovation and the role of value in innovation in this clip from one of my many innovation speeches. This clip is from a corporate event to kick off the next phase of innovation efforts at … Continue reading




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You Cannot Always Invent Your Way to Innovation

I’d like to start today with a quote from a NASA article in Fast Company – “But sometimes the better part of innovation, is not invention but effectiveness.” I’ve detailed my views before on how invention is not the same … 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 – April 23, 2012

GQ8RR2893MWS “Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious…and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – From the movie ‘Meet the Robinsons’ … Continue reading




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Innovation Quotes of the Day – April 15, 2012

“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.” – Albert Einstein “In addition to identifying the value that you … Continue reading




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Innovation Can Come From Anyone

“Innovation can come from anyone, but it is required from everyone for an organization to remain successful.” Or taken another way: “Innovation can come from anywhere, but you must be looking everywhere to find it.” Innovation comes from good listening, … Continue reading




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