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What are the most important things you can do to speed and improve the creative process?

This the fourteenth of a series of 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. This is an interesting question. Here are a few thoughts on how you can […]

You can’t copy real leadership

There is a reason innovative companies keep evolving: innovative leadership. It has been proven time and time again, innovative leaders drive innovative companies. Last week I gave a social media workshop to two Mexican companies. While this workshop was focused on the MarCom function, still at the beginning of the workshop I had them answer […]

Innovation must reads of the week: Small experiments, often

[View the story “Innovation must reads of the week: Small experiments, often” on Storify] Innovation must reads of the week: Small experiments, often Storified by Jorge Barba· Sat, Jan 12 2013 18:12:34 Steve Blank nails it: Three keys to Fostering a Culture of Continuous #Innovation – http://lnkd.in/VSzd8sRalph-Christian Ohr Too many Spocks, not enough Kirks for […]

7 ways to make it safe for others to innovate

Great leaders make it safe for others to innovate. What stops innovation? Fear. Fear of the unknown. Fear of public shame. Fear of failing. Fear of getting started. All these fears, in one way or another, get in our way. How do we make it safe for others to innovate? You let them try stuff […]

Innovation must reads of the week: What really blocks innovation

[View the story “Innovation must reads of the week: What really blocks innovation” on Storify] Innovation must reads of the week: What really blocks innovation Storified by Jorge Barba· Sat, Jan 05 2013 19:51:03 Addressing the critical issues that block #innovation often at leadership level http://bit.ly/UN0W8B #innovate #innochatPaul Hobcraft This point by @ BradFeld is […]

Game-Changer’s Top 80 innovation articles of 2012

Here’s a look back, in no particular order, at the top 80 articles I wrote about innovation:

This is empathy: The best innovators live in their customers shoes

What is the most important innovation technique available to an innovation practitioner? In my opinion, of all the innovation techniques available to an innovation practitioner, entrepreneur, marketer or business leader none is more important than getting out on the field and observing people in their domains. That is what I wrote a few months back. […]