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How to Write a Failure Resume

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. Most resumes are designed to help you find a job, get a promotion or as part of a grant submission or other way to find money. Much like an academic CV, they enumerate your … 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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Everyone hates to fail, why do you?

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack If you have ever had a significant setback, made a serious mistake, or failed at completing an important task, you will have experienced some kind of deep emotional and visceral, largely unconscious, negative, reactive response … Continue reading

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You Must Play and Experiment to Create and Innovate

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack Growing up in the fashion industry, in 1980’s Paris, I forged an exciting global career and experienced, first hand, a diverse range of the most amazingly innovative fashion presentations ever.  It was the dawn of … Continue reading

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Failing Fast Leads to More Failure

One scary statistic is that 70% of change initiatives fail. An overwhelming proportion of new product launches fail. Most new businesses fail. The sad fact is that failure is all around us. Is this why so many organizations talk about … Continue reading

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Most Companies Fail at Innovation Because…

Most companies fail at innovation because they fail at change. There you go, there is the entire article in a single sentence. Please click the like button or leave a comment on your way out, and I’ll turn out the … Continue reading

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No Innovation Beyond This Point

Don’t have time to read this right now? Why not listen instead? This isn’t the Top 10 Excuses for Not Investing in Innovation I’ve been meaning to write this article for more than a year, after a dialog with the … Continue reading

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Three Actions to Become More Innovative

‘What are three specific actions that a non-innovative company can take to become more innovative?’ Sometimes I think that people out there talking about innovation try and make crafting a good innovation process sound harder than it is and the … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 31, 2012

“Every bursted bubble has a glory! Each abysmal failure makes a point! Every glowing path that goes astray, shows you how to find a better way. So every time you stumble never grumble. Next time you’ll bumble even less! For … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 29, 2012

“If you get people to ‘freely’ talk about innovation, its importance, its impact and can ‘paint’ the future in broad brush strokes, they achieve a growing clarity and enthusiasm and that often missing critical component – a sense of shared … Continue reading

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