Category Archives: Innovation

Creating 21st Century Transformational Learning

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack I was privileged to attend one of the first Theory U; Presencing Leadership for Profound Innovation and Change Workshops presented by the Sloane School of Management, in Boston in 2008. This means that I have … Continue reading

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Re-Skilling and Upskilling People & Teams

The pandemic has increased the pace of change in a digitally accelerated world, and at the same time, it is forcing organizations, leaders, and teams to become more purposeful, human, and customer-centric. Where managing both the future and the present simultaneously requires people to unlearn what … Continue reading

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We’re Disrupting People Instead of Industries Now

In 1997, when Clayton Christensen first published The Innovator’s Dilemma and introduced the term “disruptive innovation,” it was a clarion call. Business leaders were put on notice: It is no longer enough to simply get better at what you already … Continue reading

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Free Human-Centered Innovation Tools

Innovation is all about change, and change only succeeds when people are put at the center. Therefore, people are also the heart of innovation. It is because of this fact that I continue to build out my Human-Centered Innovation methodology … Continue reading

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A New Age Of Innovation and Our Next Steps

GUEST POST from Greg Satell In Mapping Innovation, I wrote that innovation is never a single event, but a process of discovery, engineering and transformation and that those three things hardly ever happen at the same time or in the … Continue reading

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Developing a Future-Fitness Focus

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack In a recent article “Organizing for the future: Nine keys to becoming a future-ready company” McKinsey and Co, suggested that the Covid-19 pandemic has added to the pressure to change that has been growing for many years, … Continue reading

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Innovation Ecosystems and Information Rheology

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers Rheology is the study of flow. There are many ways to measure flow. For example, Volume Flow is defined as the volume quantity that flows through a given section at a considered time interval. The … Continue reading

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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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