Tag Archives: Innovation

Where Do Innovation Strategies Usually Go Wrong?

GUEST POST from Jesse Nieminen Innovation strategy is a common source of anxiety for many innovation managers: they always want one, but few think their organization has a clearly defined one. However, the good news is that innovation strategy is … Continue reading

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Co-creating Future-fit Organizations

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack In our second blog in this series of three, we opened the door to a threshold for a new kind of co-creative, collaborative and cohesive team spirit that catalyzes change through “innovation evangelism”. Focusing on building both … Continue reading

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Innovation Teams Do Not Innovate

Guest Post from Janet Sernack In our first blog in this series of three blogs, we reinforced and validated the importance and role of collaboration. We then described the range of emerging new, inspirational, and adaptive models that lean into complexity and … Continue reading

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The Rebirth of Blogging Innovation

Join Us Here at Human-Centered Change and Innovation Fifteen years ago I started writing Blogging Innovation on a cumbersome platform called Blogger. It started as a place to share my observations and insights about business and innovation. Leveraging what I … Continue reading

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Catalysing Change Through Innovation Teams

Guest Post from Janet Sernack What makes Israel so innovative? And what has this got to do with teaming? One of the key discoveries, we made, almost ten years ago, when we relocated to Israel, was the power of its … Continue reading

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At the Heart of Successful Digital Transformations are Humans and Data

Digital transformation has become an overused buzzword. When most people speak about digital transformation, they are really speaking about digitization, digitalization, or digital strategy. They are all very different and none of them are digital transformation. Let’s look at each … Continue reading

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What is innovation? – EPISODE ONE – Ask the Consultant

Live from the Innovation Studio comes EPISODE ONE of a new ‘Ask the Consultant’ series of short form videos. EPISODE ONE tackles the question people ask me more than any other: “What is innovation?” If you’d like to see additional … Continue reading

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At What Point Does Smart Become Stupid?

In addition to 2020 being the year of the Coronavirus COVID-19, some would also say that it was the year of the voice-activated smart device. Sales of smart speakers in 2019 reached 146.9 million units and 2020 will likely approach … Continue reading

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What innovation hasn’t changed something?

Can you think of a single innovation that didn’t change something? I didn’t think so. Innovation is change, or at least, innovation requires change. In my role as an innovation keynote speaker and workshop facilitator, I recently led a German-based … Continue reading

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Google’s Insights into Successful Teams and Managers

A little over five years ago I created an evolution of a Gary Hamel framework from The Future of Management that I titled The Innovator’s Framework and included in my popular first book Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire. Recently Google recently … Continue reading

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