Category Archives: Management

Five Principles for Innovation Deal Flow Managers

BMNT Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series explaining the common beginner-steps needed to get an innovation practice off the ground or improve an existing innovation practice. Find our first post, explaining the goals of implementing a structure … Continue reading

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The Leader’s Guide to Making Innovation Happen

GUEST POST from Jesse Nieminen Many would-be innovators obsess over ideas, wait for inspiration to strike, and believe that with the right idea, success can miraculously come overnight. However, as we’ve written before, that’s just not going to happen. In … Continue reading

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Creating the World’s Best Change & Transformation Book

On Friday I was speaking with my publisher Palgrave Macmillan (now part of Springer) about doing a second edition of Charting Change. This means that my publisher is interested in having me create a new version of Charting Change that … Continue reading

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Impact of Cultural Differences on Innovation

GUEST POST from Jesse Nieminen The effects of cultural differences for innovation are an interesting and extremely multifaceted topic. For most of us, it probably goes without saying that cross-cultural and multicultural capabilities are crucial in today’s globalized and hyperconnected … Continue reading

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A Guide to Organizing Innovation

GUEST POST from Jesse Nieminen I recently read a couple of excellent articles by Nick Skillicorn, and Prof. Rita McGrath where both discuss the challenges and intricacies involved in structuring and governing innovation within a large organization. This is a … Continue reading

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A How To Guide for Overcoming Procrastination

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack I often wonder why some people procrastinate by delaying, postponing, or avoiding solving problems, or by withdrawing from making smart decisions, taking calculated risks, or taking intelligent actions? Why do they become paralyzed and unable … Continue reading

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Disrupt Yourself, Your Team and Your Organization

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack Moving into a new year is always a time for retreating and reflecting to accelerate growth and harvest new ideas from our feelings, thoughts, and learnings gleaned from the last two years of disruption, extreme … Continue reading

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Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2021

After a week of torrid voting and much passionate support, along with a lot of gut-wrenching consideration and jostling during the judging round, I am proud to announce your Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2021: Janet Sernack Janet Sernack is … Continue reading

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Innovation and the Scientific Method

GUEST POST from Jesse Nieminen Most large organizations are led and managed very systematically, and they pride themselves on that. Managers and leaders within those organizations are usually smart, educated, and want to make data-driven, evidence-based decisions. However, when it … Continue reading

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Discipline Has a Role in Innovation

GUEST POST from Jesse Nieminen Innovation is, without a doubt, a creative endeavor. However, many people still think it’s all about creativity. There’s a magical a-ha moment, and the rest is history. Well, as we’ve explained before, that’s just not … Continue reading

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