Last week I shared with you HBR’s 10 must reads on innovation. Today I’ll share HBR’s 10 Essential must reads. Again, just click on the link and voila!
Two weekends ago, I went to Disneyland with my brother. We had a good time and got a on a lot rides. Including some I’ve never gotten on before. Astro Blasters is one such ride. If you’ve never experienced it, think of it as a shooting gallery on wheels. Basically, you ride a two person [...]
This is a short post, but I really want to bring attention to this issue because uncertainty is the norm, and we all have to deal with it. How do we do that? There is no right answer. But, to start, we have to be conscious about it. Then, we have to make an effort [...]
I think we can agree that continuous improvement is necessary for any kind of innovation. And, when you aim for continuous improvement, to the extreme, it is easy to notice those that don’t. Therefore, it also easy to notice strategies and approaches that won’t ignite innovation. Case in point: The local newspapers in Tijuana. Last [...]
Here is a short article I wrote for a Mexican Business Magazine that will be published in a few weeks. What would happen if your company could innovate consistently? This is a worthy challenge, and, one not many can meet. But, if you have the will and drive, you will. Innovation is the only source [...]
Yes, anyone can. But now everyone can. Here’s why… It is very simple. First of all, to innovate, you need skill combined with will. The skills needed are very straight forward, to begin you need to identify a problem, understand it and then have access to people and information that can help you solve the [...]
Put simply, if a culture of leadership exists, a culture of innovation also exists. Why? Because the innovation challenge companies face is really a leadership problem. Being accountable for innovation means being accountable for value creation and customer satisfaction. Period. As I’ve argued before, it is ultimately the CEO/Leader who owns value creation. And, it [...]