[View the story “Innovation must reads of the week: How innovative leaders maintain their edge” on Storify] Innovation must reads of the week: How innovative leaders maintain their edge Storified by Jorge Barba · Sat, Sep 08 2012 22:37:38 Leaders need to engage and drive innovation http://bit.ly/Q5emga #innovation #innochat #innovatePaul Hobcraft There’s no #innovation without […]
This question may be similar to the question “what is innovation?“, but it isn’t. Why innovate? Before answering, lets consider what innovation is. Two weeks ago I argued that because innovation means different things to different groups, that you should come up with your own definition of what innovation is. For me, innovation is ideas […]
Via Quora: What can you change in a business that is strong enough to differentiate the business from all competitors, but without touching the product itself? For example, GILT, changed PRICE but didn’t change product, and opened a niche for discounted designer clothes. Phones International, changed the DISTRIBUTION MODEL of the mobile phone industry but it […]
[View the story “Must read innovation posts of the week: Mintzberg on What’s Wrong with Management” on Storify] Must read innovation posts of the week: Mintzberg on What’s Wrong with Management Storified by Jorge Barba · Sat, Aug 25 2012 20:19:03 Bringing Science to the Art of Strategy http://s.hbr.org/SNCHmy #playingtowinHarvard Biz Review #Leadership Alert – […]
37 Signals is an Innovation Insurgent of the highest order. Jason Fried, one of its founders, wrote a book on how to do business unconventionally a few years ago. If you haven’t read it, read it. Anyway, for me, their book is a celebration of innovation. Contrarian, and smart, to the bone.
As part of my auditing process, one of the key questions I ask is: what was the most recent innovation in your industry? Depending on how this question is answered, it will tell me a few things: How this company both defines and perceives innovation If they are focused on innovation If they are keeping […]