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The Innovation Loop

The Innovation Loop

Here is a simple process that will help you innovate more effectively.

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Five Questions that Will Help You Build an Innovation Culture

How do we innovate in a risk-averse culture? By realising that a culture is something that we create ourselves, through our interactions with people daily. When we change the way we act, we start to change out culture.

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10 Ways to Select Ideas

Most organisations have more than enough ideas, but many struggle to choose the best ideas to pursue. Here are ten methods you can use to improve your idea selection.

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Innovation and Serendipity

This post was first published at Integrative Innovation.   In a previous post, I have pointed out the importance of diversity for innovation and organizational adaptability. Diversity is a crucial precursor to serendipity. In the Power of Pull, John Hagel, John Seely Brown and Lang Davison emphasize the rising need for serendipity: We need to […]

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20 Things Good Managers Know About Innovation

People often think that innovation is a black box, but here are 20 things that we know are true about innovation.

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Innovation Matrix 4.0 – Now With More @Nilofer

The Innovation Matrix is back, and now I’m collaborating on it with Nilofer Merchant! Here is a sneak peek at some of the work that we’re doing.

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How to Manage Innovation as a Process

The Innovation Value Chain is a great tool to use to help you manage innovation as a process. This post uses a small case study to show how to use it.

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What is Innovation?

People often think it’s weird when they hear that I study innovation – even people in very innovative jobs.  The biggest reason for this is mistaking invention for innovation.  If you do this, then studying innovation makes no sense at all – what can you learn about the flash of insight, the stroke of genius, […]

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