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Innovation posts of the week: Unpredictability is the new consistency

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Innovation posts of the week: 10 common innovation blunders

Creative solutions often are born out of unrelated ideas: Collaborating Across Cultures – HBS

Three Ways to Succeed by Breaking Convention – HBR

The Rise of Radical Adjacency – Forbes

An Innovator’s Guide: 5 Ways to Think Outside the Box – CNBC

Breakthrough innovation starts with breakthrough questions – via @ralph_ohr

How To Hold A Design Jam In 53 Minutes – by @matthewemay

10 Common Innovation Blunders – Blogging Innovation


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Innovation posts of the week: Innovation always starts with empathy


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Must read innovation stories of the week: Everything you need to know about innovation

Innovation is difficult to do. There are numerous books out there about innovation that teach you a certain aspect on how to innovate yet are clearly written for experts.

Richard Watson put together a well written comprehensive article about innovation that any person can understand. Read it, share it with your team, discuss it and accept that if you want to create anything new you’re bound to fail more than a few times.

There is no magic formula!



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Open Innovation for philanthropist’s

Thanks to twitter I’ve been able to connect with a few people in the innovation space and thanks to I was directed to an innovation marketplace for philanthropists.

Philoptima uses an open innovation platform to help grant makers, funders, donors, philanthropists, and seekers to have access to applied research and interventional best-methods for their work on any global community challenges such as environmental, education and health.

 The high levels of brainpower that can leveraged from open innovation efforts such as Philoptima’s can help philanthropists better define a problem they are trying to solve and then given that clustered brainpower increase the likelihood of coming up with a solution of higher impact.


Beerfest video Dune movie download are abundant now a days, crowdsourcing has been adopted as part of a businesses’ dominant strategy as they’ve seen the power that tapping so much brainpower can yield.

Open innovation is all about connecting with others to find and then create new ideas that have market changing potential.

The time is ripe for your business to engage in open innovation. With recession in full swing the opportunity to collaborate with others in finding and developing new ideas is a strategic move you should be considering a priority.