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Innovation posts of the week: Unpredictability is the new consistency

Business Innovation: Why It Is So Rare, So Prized And So Feared - Forbes The knowing-doing gap in innovation by @ovoinnovation IDEO: Big Innovation Lives Right on the Edge of Ridiculous Ideas - The 99 Percent Drop Innovation from Your … [Read more]

How are you connecting the dots?

Connecting the dots. It's all about connecting the dots. And it's never been more important and more relevant than it is today in this information overload world we live in. Or is it? I don't claim to have all the answers on how to connect the … [Read more]

Innovation posts of the week: Anticipate what’s next

Meet Your New Sales Force: Consumers - Businesweek How the idea of ideas is killing innovation - Venture Beat Managing The Psychological Bias Against Creativity - Forbes 10 Clues to Opportunity - Strategy+Business Proof That Diversity Drives … [Read more]

To innovate recognize when the system you are in is stuck

Last year, I wrote that a smart way to spot opportunities for innovation is to look for 'undeniable truths'. Situations, ideas, statements that cause people to nod their heads in agreement. And to make my point, I used a cartoon from The Oatmeal … [Read more]

Innovation posts of the week: Where does innovation come from?

Smalls Big Potential via @ralph_ohr Towards Implementing Effective Employee-Driven Innovation Systems by @ariegoldshlager The 90 Day Innovation BHAG by @ovoinnovation The Hidden (in Plain Sight) Legacy of Steve Jobs - HBR Questions that lead … [Read more]

Creative thinking is not a one time activity

Late last year, in response to an article that stated that you need to stifle your creativity in order to get promoted, I argued that you needed to become a credible innovator to cut through the smoke and keep those objections at bay. Now, new … [Read more]

Innovation Posts of the week: Move with the speed of disruption

The top 10 ways to get your team to contribute the best ideas - Front End Innovation Blog Five Lessons to Boost Your Innovation Practices - Innovation Management Getting to Eureka!: How Companies Can Promote Creativity - HBS Working Knowledge Why … [Read more]