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10 TED talks that will help you become an innovative leader

I don’t remember ever doing a post like this. But, I’ve recently been thinking about and discussing with a client the topic of innovative leadership. As in what makes an innovative leader. And if you aren’t one, what do you need to do to become one. With that said, here are a few TED talks […]

Innovation must reads of the week: Five words that kill innovation

[View the story “Innovation must reads of the week: Five words that kill innovation” on Storify] Innovation must reads of the week: Five words that kill innovation Storified by Jorge Barba · Sun, Sep 16 2012 10:23:49 My new post on the role of open business models and value networks: Why the Future of #Innovation […]

Why is innovation so hard for large companies?

This is the first of a series 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. There are many reasons why large companies don’t innovate. But to simplify, it is […]

Innovation must reads of the week: How innovative leaders maintain their edge

[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 […]

What is the purpose of innovation?

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 […]

How can a business differentiate without changing the product itself?

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 […]