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Getting the small things right is a first step towards innovation

Nobody likes to be rejected. But, there are times when you know you’ve provided value by facilitating clarity. This happened to me recently… Last week I had a meeting with a very public mexican CEO, where we talked about innovation and its various forms. He clearly wants to innovate in various areas, but was honest [...]

5 innovation must reads of the week: Innovation is not linear

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Strategy is hard. Innovation is harder

By now, you should know that I don’t sugarcoat it. No recipes, frameworks, or any other method with promises of a silver bullet. No BS here about how easy it is. With that said, here is another anecdote for you… Yesterday we visited a prospect, we talked about how we could help them make some [...]

Law of innovation inertia

Imagine if two people were given the same slides, reports, diagrams and the like, and were told to craft a unique strategy for the company. To do that, both would be put in separate rooms where they will be given 4 hours to work. After the 4 hours, both people come out from their respective [...]

Three forces needed for innovation to happen

  How does innovation happen? For me, it starts with the individual and organizations ability to detect and conceive ideas, the organizational structure needed to execute on those ideas and lastly, the market has to be ready to accept those ideas. Here’s how Mr. Irving Wladawsky-Berger puts it:

5 Innovation must reads of the week: Can innovation actually be measured?

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Innovation must reads of the week: Five ways to innovate faster

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