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Leading a Culture of Innovation from Any Seat

3 Ways to Leverage Human-Centered Design at Your Organization GUEST POST from Patricia Salamone In a world where business challenges are increasingly complex, identifying your objective and framing your problem correctly is an integral way to demonstrate leadership and ensure … 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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How to Scale Your Culture

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers Facebook, Apple, Boeing, McDonald’s and Starbucks are not the only high profile companies that have lost their way as they just got bigger and bigger. Experts and pundits will offer many reasons, some organizational and some more personal about the … Continue reading

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Inside the Mind of Jeff Bezos

It is not too often that the leader of a Fortune 500 gives you an insight into how their company achieves competitive advantage in the marketplace in a letter to shareholders, instead of launching into a page or two of … Continue reading

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13th Annual Change Management Conference Wrapup

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the 13th Annual Change Management Conference in New York, NY, hosted by The Conference Board. The event represented a convening of 200+ change management professionals from around the United States. 200+ attendees is … Continue reading

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Is working smarter for suckers?

Last night I dreamed about the extremely unbalanced view of work in our societies, and woke up wondering whether working smarter is for suckers. Why is that we lionize the workaholics among us and penalize those that find ways to … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Make Your Innovation Culture Smell Better

Is Your Organization Committed to Innovation? If so, download my new innovation culture white paper. Unfortunately, when it comes to fostering continuous innovation, most organizational cultures stink at it, and they are not innovating fast enough to repel the unrelenting … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – June 3, 2012

“When all think alike, then no one is thinking.” – Walter Lippman “When it comes to creating an innovation culture, often people make it far too complicated. If you’re part of the senior leadership team and you’re serious about innovation … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 20, 2012

“Change is the law of life and those who only look to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.” – Irving Janus “Organizations seeking to create a culture of continuous innovation must realize that the transformation … Continue reading

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