Monthly Archives: September 2021

Experience Thinking – The Next Evolution for Design Thinking

GUEST POST from Anthony Mills Prologue Design Thinking is an incredibly powerful way to approach the design of just about anything that involves an interaction with people (or other intelligent creatures). Its underlying philosophy of Human Centered Design requires that … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to Innovate the Customer Experience

Too often we speak about Innovation, Customer Experience, Digital Transformation, Employee Experience and Organizational Change as very distinct and separate things. But is this the right approach? Those of you who have read both my first book Stoking Your Innovation … Continue reading

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Going with the Flow

How Great Ideas Sometimes Come From Following the Natural Flow of Things Image: James Homans on Unpslash GUEST POST from John Bessant Sometimes it’s the simplest ideas which change the world. Barbed wire is nothing more than a cleverly twisted … Continue reading

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How to Close the Sickcare AI DI Divide

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers The digital divide describes those having or not having access to broadband, hardware, software and technology support. It’s long been acknowledged that even as the digital industry exploded out of this country, America lived with a … Continue reading

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AI Has Already Taken Over the World

I don’t know about you, but it’s starting to feel as if machines and Artificial Intelligence (AI) have already taken over the world. Remember in primary school when everyone tried really hard to impress, or even just to be recognized … Continue reading

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Weighing the Effectiveness of a Leader

GUEST POST from Robert B. Tucker As a college student, I was a volunteer on Joe Biden’s initial race for U.S. Senate. I recalled him saying something like, “If I’m elected, come see me in Washington.” Twenty or so years … Continue reading

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Borrow an Idea from a Different Field

GUEST POST from Paul Sloane Sometimes the best way to innovate is to borrow someone else’s idea and apply it in your business. A successful innovation does not have to be an all-new invention. It just has to be something … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Perfect Entrepreneur

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers “Perfect is the enemy of good” is a quote usually attributed to Voltaire. He actually wrote that the “best is the enemy of the good” (il meglio è nemico del bene) and cited it as an … Continue reading

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No Regret Decisions: The First Steps of Leading through Hyper-Change

GUEST POST from Phil Buckley Workplace change has never been at a higher rate or faster pace than now. Everything from consumer preferences to product sourcing models is in flux. ‘Reinvention,’ ‘transformation,’ and ‘disruption’ are popular terms to describe how … Continue reading

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Where Do Innovation Strategies Usually Go Wrong?

GUEST POST from Jesse Nieminen Innovation strategy is a common source of anxiety for many innovation managers: they always want one, but few think their organization has a clearly defined one. However, the good news is that innovation strategy is … Continue reading

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