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To be taken seriously, should advice giving innovation consultants be innovators themselves?

Gregg Fraley and I both are  of the opinion that a non-creative innovation consultant who knows the theory, but doesn't get his hands dirty, has no business in giving game-changing advice. Via Gregg Fraley in response to this article about … [Read more]

Innovation must reads of the week: The 177 Myths of Innovation

[View the story "Innovation must reads of the week: The 177 Myths of Innovation" on Storify]Innovation must reads of the week: The 177 Myths of InnovationStorified by Jorge Barba· Sat, Apr 06 2013 16:46:39Mega Summary: the 177 Myths of … [Read more]

Don’t be afraid of Trial-and-error: How to gain evolutionary advantage

Why wait for the need to become obvious? Yes, why wait for it? If you are an established company, you have a set of challenges that you need to wrestle with on a daily basis. Growth, is one. Either by strengthening the existing value proposition of … [Read more]

Innovation must reads of the week: How Innovative Is Your Company’s Culture?

[View the story "Innovation must reads of the week: How Innovative Is Your Company’s Culture? " on Storify]Innovation must reads of the week: How Innovative Is Your Company’s Culture? Storified by Jorge Barba· Sat, Mar 30 2013 20:08:30How … [Read more]

The case for continuous improvement

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 … [Read more]

Innovation must reads of the week: How to find the best innovators in your company

Why we often can't self-disrupt. #innovation #innovate #pureinsight bit.ly/ZfB0Rf — Paul Hobcraft (@Paul4innovating) March 21, 2013 How To Really Measure a Company's Innovation Prowess s.hbr.org/Y1PKYi — Harvard Biz Review (@HarvardBiz) … [Read more]

What is the most important innovation skill I should practice?

This the eighteenth of a series of weekly posts where I will answer a few common questions about innovation. Please feel free to add your own response. Also, if you have any questions you think we should discuss, let me know. On Tuesday, I had the … [Read more]