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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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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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No Regret Decisions: The First Steps of Leading through Hyper-Change

GUEST POST from Phil Buckley Workplace change has never been at a higher rate or faster pace than now. Everything from consumer preferences to product sourcing models is in flux. ‘Reinvention,’ ‘transformation,’ and ‘disruption’ are popular terms to describe how … Continue reading

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Get Social with Your Innovation

If your organization is struggling to sustain its innovation efforts, then I hope you will do the following things. Find the purpose and passion that everyone can rally around. Create the flexibility necessary to deal with the constant change that … 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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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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