Innovation must reads of the week: How innovative leaders maintain their edge

Innovation must reads of the week: How innovative leaders maintain their edge

Storified by Jorge Barba · Sat, Sep 08 2012 22:37:38

Leaders need to engage and drive innovation http://bit.ly/Q5emga #innovation #innochat #innovatePaul Hobcraft
There’s no #innovation without experimentation. http://innovateonpurpose.blogspot.com/2012/09/theres-no-innovation-without.htmlyet firms are increasingly less likely to experimentJeffrey Phillips
"How Innovative Leaders Maintain Their Edge" via @Forbes: http://onforb.es/To1D7hThe Economist
Leapfrog the Status Quo – 4 Strategies For Winning Over Innovation Naysayers http://www.fastcodesign.com/node/1670730 via @FastCoDesignSoren Kaplan
Via @JHagel: "What if ideas are not the source of innovation? What if innovation emerges from practices? Provocative." http://bit.ly/P32R70re:invention, inc.

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innovation on purpose
This question may be similar to the question “what is innovation?“, but it isn’t. Why innovate? Before answering, lets consider what innovation is. Two weeks ago I argued that because innovation means different things to different groups, that you should come up with your own definition of what innovation is. For me, innovation is ideas transformed into value. I don’t get into whether it’s radical, incremental, disruptive or any other buzzword you can come up…
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