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Any business that has not yet been totally disrupted by the existence of the internet will be

*+-The internet, arguably the greatest invention of all time, is just starting to shape our world. New ventures are dreamed up every day to take advantage of it’s power, and legacy businesses are being disrupted because of it; the business world has been reshaped and redrawn since the inception of the internet. What does this […]

For innovators ignorance is an asset

*+-Most every business that I’ve consulted for asks me a variation of the same question: how can we innovate? Unfortunately, that’s the wrong question to ask. The correct question is: what’s currently stopping us from innovating?

What To Look For In An Innovation Partner

*+-If you’re a successful company, you’re probably not used to innovation. You’re used to being good at what you do, and that’s the opposite of innovation. Smart innovation that evolves a new and marketable product often requires an innovation partner. There are a lot of reasons for that. But they boil down to a deceptively […]

Disruptive innovation theory in 15 tweets

*+-What is disruption? Many believe that disruption is innovation. Truth is, what many believe to be disruptive really isn’t. First of all, nobody deliberately sets out to be disruptive; it happens after the fact. To bring some clarity to the subject, Marc Andreessen wrote up a tweetstorm where he explains Clayton Christensen’s disruptive innovation theory […]

10 Ways to Discover What You Don’t Know that You Don’t Know

*+-The mindset of innovation is characterized by a deliberate attempt to question what you know and explore what you don’t. In large organizations this manifests itself in a very simple equation; Innovation = reducing errors + increasing insights.

Doing what everyone else is doing is the wrong strategy

*+-What do high-flying startups know about growth that others don’t? According to new research on startup growth, there are ten things high-flying startups do differently to grow quickly. One of them, and it isn’t a surprise, is they change the game by playing by a different set of rules: None of these breakout companies did […]

Innovators have strong opinions weakly held

*+-Innovators are less myopic than the rest, that’s a fact you can count on. But, what makes them so? They are willing to change their mind…