Category Archives: Social Media

What is the Role of Personal Branding in Achieving Innovation Success?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about personal branding, in part because I’m about to begin a new commissioned white paper and so I’ve been re-visiting my popular white paper for Innocentive – Harnessing the Global Talent Pool to Accelerate … Continue reading

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Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire – The Slideshare

I’ve uploaded a sample chapter of my highly-rated popular book Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire from John Wiley & Sons to Slideshare. Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire is a great book focused on helping organizations identify and remove barriers to innovation, but … Continue reading

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Back End of Innovation Wrapup

I had the opportunity to speak at the Back End of Innovation (BEI) Conference recently in Silicon Valley. There was a good roster of thought leader and innovation practitioner speakers and before my speech I attended several of the other … Continue reading

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Rise of the Social Business Architect

The world is changing and needs Social Business Architects. Gone is the epoch of the passive consumer, now customers want a say. At the same time, the quest for survival and growth is causing companies to stop looking at suppliers … Continue reading

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Embedding Innovation

Distributing Innovation Knowledge for Innovation Success Is innovation in your organization a project? Or are you trying to embed innovation into your organization as a new core competency? Is innovation part of the new business as usual you are trying … Continue reading

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Pull Marketing – Upside Down Social Web Design

Picking up where my hugely popular article ‘Rise of the Social Business Architect‘ (PDF) leaves off, I thought I would examine the world of web design in a world where the tools of social media are becoming increasingly important and … Continue reading

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Three Social Media and Innovation Quotes

“Social media serves an incredibly important role in innovation. Social media functions as the glue to stick together incomplete knowledge, incomplete ideas, incomplete teams, and incomplete skillsets.” – Braden Kelley “Social media can help ideas grow and thrive that would … Continue reading

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Social Media is the Glue of Innovation

Social media serves an incredibly important role in innovation. Social media functions as the glue to stick together incomplete knowledge, incomplete ideas, incomplete teams, and incomplete skillsets. Social media is not some mysterious magic box. Ultimately it is a tool … Continue reading

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Should I run for President again in 2012?

My presidential campaign picked up a lot of steam in 2008, but of course I came up short. Should I make another run for the presidency in 2012? If you didn’t know I was a front-running presidential candidate in 2008, … Continue reading

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Dumping Facebook Ads the Obvious Choice for GM

The twittersphere erupted with news of GM’s announcement that it was refusing to pay for 2013 Super Bowl advertisements and $10 Million worth of advertising on Facebook. Much of the popular press and self-proclaimed social media experts are jumping on … Continue reading

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