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What are the big unanswered, but answerable, questions when it comes to innovation?

This is the seventh 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. Last week Michael Raynor, of Deloitte and author of  The Strategy Paradox, contacted [...]

The Best of Game-Changer October 2012

Here’s a look back at the posts you liked the most in the month of October 2012: Innovation: You have to own it before you can do it Subtract to innovate 5 Basic principles of competitive advantage Tactics are superficial, strategy is deep How can my company use social networks for innovation? Don’t forget to [...]

Is the CEO responsible for product failure and wins?

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Scott Forstall, is apparently out of Apple because he didn’t want to apologize to the public for the whole maps and Siri mess. Products he was responsible for. Why is this important? Are we seeing arguably “the most innovative company in the world” starting to implode in front of us? I don’t [...]

How do you know when it’s time to innovate?

This is the third 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. All the time. The best and most productive activity and organization can do, [...]

How do you encourage employees to share ideas?

This is the second 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. Good ideas can come from anywhere, but just asking for them doesn’t mean [...]

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 [...]

3 Questions to help you take charge of change

This is a guest post from John Baldoni. John is an internationally recognized leadership consultant, coach, author and speaker. This excerpt is adapted from his newest book, The Leader’s Pocket Guide. One reason we fear change is because we feel a loss of control. And while you cannot control the change process, you can control how [...]